Steig Family History

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Steig Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone who lived by a steep track or path, from Middle High German steige, German Steig ‘steep path or track’.

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

Similar surnames: Stein, Steil, Teig, Steeg, Steg, Stern, Streng, Feig, Stang, Selig

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Steig Family Origin

Where is the Steig family from?

Steig Family Occupations

What did your Steig ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Steig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Steig's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Steig family was Baker. Farmer, Keeps House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Steig.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeps House

  • Laborer

  • Baker


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Steig ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Steig Historical Records

What Steig family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Steig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Steig 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 376 immigration records available for the last name Steig. 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 599 military records available for the last name Steig. For the veterans among your Steig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Steig Life Expectancy

What is the average Steig lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Steig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Steig in 1953 was 64, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Steig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Steig 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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