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Gerstein Name Meaning

German: of uncertain origin; probably a variant of Kerstein, itself a variant of Kirst. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): of uncertain origin; perhaps an ornamental name composed of German Gerst ‘barley’ + Stein ‘stone’.

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


Similar surnames: Gersten, Kerstein, Bernstein, Kirstein, Perlstein, Gutstein, Epstein

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Gerstein Family Origin

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Gerstein Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Gerstein occupation in the USA was Tanner. 100% of Gerstein's were Tanners.

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  • Tanner

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Gerstein Historical Records

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Gerstein Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, Gerstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Gerstein in 1953 was 69, and 85 in 2004.

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