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Einstein Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of various places named with a Middle High German derivative of einsteinen ‘to enclose or surround with stone’. In the unsettled social climate of the Middle Ages even relatively minor settlements were commonly surrounded with stone walls as a defense against attack. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German ein ‘one’ + Stein ‘stone’.

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

Similar surnames: Weinstein, Feinstein, Bernstein, Reinstein, Eckstein, Eisenstein

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Einstein Family Origin

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Einstein Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Einstein occupation in the USA was Butcher. 7% of Einstein's were Butchers. Butcher, Drygoods Merchant and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Einstein. A less common occupation for the Einstein family was Tailor.

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  • Butcher

  • Drygoods Merchant

  • Merchant

  • Tailor


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Einstein Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Einstein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Einstein 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Einstein. 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 Einstein. For the veterans among your Einstein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Einstein Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Einstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Einstein in 1955 was 61, and 89 in 2004.

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