Feuerstein Family History
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Feuerstein Name Meaning
German: metonymic occupational name for a seller of flints, or topographic name for someone who lived near an outcrop of flint, from Middle High German viur ‘fire’ + stein ‘stone’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German Feuer ‘fire’ + Stein ‘stone’, or an ornamental name from the German Feuerstein ‘flint’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Eckstein, Levenstein, Winterstein, Bernstein, Hammerstein, Lowenstein