Finkelstein Family History

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Finkelstein Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ornamental compound name, literally ‘sparkle stone’, from Yiddish finkl ‘sparkle’ + stein ‘stone’.

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


Similar surnames: Falkenstein, Winterstein, Finkelman, Himmelstein, Fleckenstein

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Finkelstein Family Origin

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Finkelstein Family Occupations

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  • Tailor

    19%
  • Shoe Maker

    10%
  • Clothing Machine Operator

    5%
  • Huckster

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Finkelstein occupation in the USA was Tailor. 19% of Finkelstein's were Tailors. A less common occupation for the Finkelstein family was Huckster. Tailor, Shoe Maker and Clothing Machine Operator were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Finkelstein.

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Finkelstein Life Expectancy

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