Steff Name Meaning

German: from a short form of the personal name Steffen, a German form of Latin Stephanus (see Steven). English: nickname for a resolute or obstinate person, from Middle English stef ‘stiff’, ‘unyielding’.

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


Similar surnames: Steffl, Stefl, Stief, Staff, Streff, Stoff, Stuff, Stein, Stiff

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Steff Family Origin

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Steff Family Occupations

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  • Farm Laborer

    28%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Dressmaker

    6%
  • Dry Good Merchant

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Steff family was Dry Good Merchant. The most common Steff occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 28% of Steff's were Farm Laborers. Farm Laborer, Farmer and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Steff.

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Steff Historical Records

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Steff Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Steff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Steff in 1963 was 77, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Steff

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