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Origins and History


New to Family History? Check out our Getting Started page. Check out House Of Names to investigate the origins of the Steffen surname or get a copy of the Steffen family Crest (a great gift idea!).


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Steffen Family History

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Steffen Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Steffen family tree.

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Search the Ellis Island Database for information on the Steffen family. This database contains over 25 million immigration records detailing passengers arriving in the United States of America.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Steffen

Wikipedia Britta Steffen (born 16 November 1983 in Schwedt, Germany) is a German swimmer who specializes in freestyle, who is the current holder of the world record in women's 50 and 100 metre freestyle.
Wikipedia James William Steffen (born May 1, 1936 in Orange, California) is a former American football defensive back in the National Football League for the Detroit Lions and the Washington Redskins.