Steuer Family History

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Steuer Name Meaning

German: variant of Steurer. German: occupational name for a helmsman, from Middle High German stiur ‘steer’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a tax collector, from German Steuer ‘tax’, ‘impost’.

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

Similar surnames: Steer, Steurer, Steber, Speer, Stuber, Steier, Stober, Steger, Stier

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Steuer Family Origin

Where is the Steuer family from?

Steuer Family Occupations

What did your Steuer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Barber, Brewer and Corset Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Steuer. The most common Steuer occupation in the USA was Barber. 11% of Steuer's were Barbers. A less common occupation for the Steuer family was Farmer.

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  • Barber

  • Brewer

  • Corset Maker

  • Farmer


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

Steuer Historical Records

What Steuer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Steuer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Steuer 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Steuer. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Steuer. For the veterans among your Steuer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Steuer Life Expectancy

What is the average Steuer lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Steuer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Steuer in 1960 was 75, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Steuer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Steuer 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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