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Burstein Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): Germanized spelling of Yiddish burshtin ‘amber’, Polish bursztyn (see Bernstein).

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


Similar surnames: Burnstein, Berstein, Bernstein, Burston, Blustein, Rutstein, Gerstein

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Burstein Family Origin

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Burstein Family Occupations

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Burstein Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Burstein Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Burstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Burstein in 1948 was 52, and 80 in 2004.

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