Katzenstein Family History

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Katzenstein Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone living at a castle known as ‘Cat Rock’, from Middle High German katze ‘cat’ + stein ‘stone’, ‘crag’, ‘rocky peak’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name elaboration of Katz, from German Katze ‘cat’ + Stein ‘stone’ (see 1).

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


Similar surnames: Falkenstein, Hammerstein, Schoenstein, Adelstein, Hartenstein

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Katzenstein Family Origin

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Katzenstein Family Occupations

What did your Katzenstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Katzenstein. 13% of Katzenstein men worked as a Salesman and 8% of Katzenstein women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Katzenstein were Proprietor and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    13%
  • Manager
    4%
  • Butcher
    4%
  • Proprietor
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    8%
  • Saleslady
    6%
  • Dressmaker
    4%
  • Housework
    4%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Katzenstein Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Katzenstein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Katzenstein census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Katzenstein. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 859 military records available for the last name Katzenstein. For the veterans among your Katzenstein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Katzenstein Life Expectancy

What is the average Katzenstein lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Katzenstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Katzenstein in 1958 was 62, and 99 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Katzenstein

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