When James George Steel was born in 1776, in Holywood, County Down, Ireland, his father, Arthur Steele, was 44 and his mother, Elizabeth Greenfield, was 42. He married Mary Ann Osborne on 13 September 1813, in St Anne's Church, Westminster, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He died about 1836, at the age of 61.
English: variant of Steele .
Americanized form (translation into English) of German Stahl and Swedish Ståhl or Stål, all meaning ‘steel’.