Himmelstein Family History

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Himmelstein Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone living by a feature so named, from Middle High German himel ‘heaven’ + stein ‘rock’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German Himmel ‘heaven’ + Stein ‘stone’.

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


Similar surnames: Hammerstein, Himmelreich, Winterstein, Silberstein, Hohenstein

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Himmelstein Family Origin

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Himmelstein Family Occupations

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  • Car Driver

    20%
  • Horse Collar Maker

    20%
  • Iron Worker

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%

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In 1880, the most common Himmelstein occupation in the USA was Car Driver. 20% of Himmelstein's were Car Drivers. A less common occupation for the Himmelstein family was Laborer. Car Driver, Horse Collar Maker and Iron Worker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Himmelstein.

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Himmelstein Historical Records

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Himmelstein Life Expectancy

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