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Steimer Name Meaning

German: from the Germanic compound personal name Steinmar, composed of the elements stein ‘stone’ + mari, meri ‘famous’.

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


Similar surnames: Steiner, Stammer, Steiger, Stemmer, Strider, Steiber, Geimer, Stermer

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Where is the Steimer family from?

You can see how Steimer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Steimer family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Steimer families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 3 Steimer families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Steimer's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Steimer families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Steimer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Steimer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Steimer. 21% of Steimer men worked as a Farmer and 23% of Steimer women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Steimer were Salesman and Waitress.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    21%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Machinist
    11%
  • Salesman
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    23%
  • New Worker
    14%
  • Supervisor
    10%
  • Waitress
    10%
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Census Records

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

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Passenger Lists

There are 898 immigration records available for the last name Steimer. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Steimer lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Steimer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Steimer in 1947 was 46, and 80 in 2004.

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