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Steinweg Family History

Steinweg Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Steinberg, Steiner, Steinway, Steinke, Steinle, Steines, Stein

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Where is the Steinweg family from?

You can see how Steinweg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Steinweg family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Steinweg families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Steinweg family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Steinweg's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Steinweg families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Steinweg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Steinweg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Practical Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Steinweg. 60% of Steinweg men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Steinweg women worked as a Practical Nurse. .

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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

  • Laborer
    60%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Salesman
    20%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Practical Nurse
    100%
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What Steinweg family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 735 census records available for the last name Steinweg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Steinweg 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 554 immigration records available for the last name Steinweg. 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 462 military records available for the last name Steinweg. For the veterans among your Steinweg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Steinweg lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2003, in the United States, Steinweg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Steinweg in 1960 was 36, and 88 in 2003.

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