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Steiger Surname Meaning

German:: variant of Steger . occupational name from Middle High German stīger ‘foreman mine inspector’. topographic name for someone who lived near or at a steep road from Middle High German stīc stīge ‘steep trail or road’. habitational name for someone from Steige in Alsace or Steig Bavaria Baden-Württemberg.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Staiger, Seiger, Steiner, Stenger, Steger, Steiber, Steuer, Steig

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Where is the Steiger family from?

You can see how Steiger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Steiger family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Steiger families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 12 Steiger families living in London. This was about 80% of all the recorded Steiger's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Steiger families in 1891.
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What did your Steiger ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bank Clerk and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Steiger. 100% of Steiger men worked as a Bank Clerk and 72% of Steiger women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Bank Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant
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Census Records

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Steiger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Steiger 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Steiger. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Steiger. For the veterans among your Steiger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Steiger lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Steiger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Steiger in 1945 was 42, and 74 in 2004.

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