Stevens Family History

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Stevens Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Steven. It is also found in this spelling as a Dutch and North German name, and as an Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish name, as well as cognate names in other European languages such as Stefan and Steffen and their derivatives.

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


Similar surnames: Steven, Stevenson, Steen, Levens, Stein, Steffens, Sebens, Steve

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Stevens Family Origin

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Stevens Family Occupations

What did your Stevens ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Stevens. 24% of Stevens men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Stevens women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stevens were Carpenter and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    24%
  • Labourer
    8%
  • Laborer
    6%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
    8%
  • Stenographer
    7%
  • Housewife
    6%
  • Clerk
    5%

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

Stevens Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1 million census records available for the last name Stevens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stevens 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 140,000 immigration records available for the last name Stevens. 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 223,000 military records available for the last name Stevens. For the veterans among your Stevens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stevens Life Expectancy

What is the average Stevens lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Stevens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Stevens in 1941 was 39, and 74 in 2004.

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