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Steenson Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: patronymic from Steen (reduced form of Steven). Americanized spelling of Steensen, Stensen, Norwegian and Danish patronymics from Sten, a personal name derived from Old Norse steinn ‘stone’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Stenson, Steensen, Stevenson, Stenerson, Ostenson, Steffenson

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Steenson Family Origin

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Steenson Family Occupations

What did your Steenson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Works On Farm and Caster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Steenson. The most common Steenson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Steenson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Steenson family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Works On Farm

    13%
  • Caster

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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Steenson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Steenson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Steenson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Steenson. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Steenson. For the veterans among your Steenson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Steenson Life Expectancy

What is the average Steenson lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Steenson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Steenson in 1959 was 71, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Steenson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Steenson ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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