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Greenstein Name Meaning

Partly Americanized form of the Ashkenazic Jewish ornamental surname Gru(e)nstein, from German grün ‘green’ (Yiddish grin) + Stein ‘stone’.

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


Similar surnames: Reinstein, Greenspan, Levenstein, Hartenstein, Lowenstein

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Greenstein Family Origin

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Greenstein Family Occupations

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  • Clerk In Store

    11%
  • Coat Presser

    11%
  • Conducter

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%

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In 1880, Clerk In Store, Coat Presser and Conducter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greenstein. The most common Greenstein occupation in the USA was Clerk In Store. 11% of Greenstein's were Clerk In Stores. A less common occupation for the Greenstein family was Keeping House.

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Greenstein Historical Records

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Greenstein Life Expectancy

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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