Stien Family History

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Stien Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads, notably in Hordaland and Nordland, named with the definite singular form of stig ‘path’, ‘trail’; this often denotes a steep mountain path. German and Dutch: from a reduced form of the personal name Augustin, Dutch Augustijn (see Austin).

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

Similar surnames: Stigen, Stein, Lien, Steen, Stoen, Stief, Stine, Stieg, Stieb, Stier

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Stien Family Origin

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Stien Family Occupations

What did your Stien ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Stien family was Shoemaker. Farmer, Cooper and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stien. The most common Stien occupation in Canada was Farmer. 63% of Stien's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Cooper

  • Servant

  • Shoemaker


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

Stien Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Stien. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stien 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 966 immigration records available for the last name Stien. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Stien. For the veterans among your Stien ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stien Life Expectancy

What is the average Stien lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Stien life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Stien in 1963 was 76, and 84 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stien 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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