Ornstein Family History

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Ornstein Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of a variant of Horn (in regions where Yiddish has no h) + stein ‘stone’.

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

Similar surnames: Hornstein, Aronstein, Einstein, Orenstein, Gerstein, Bernstein

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Ornstein Family Origin

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Ornstein Family Occupations

What did your Ornstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ornstein family was Painter. Butcher, Clerk In Steamship Office and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ornstein. The most common Ornstein occupation in the USA was Butcher. 20% of Ornstein's were Butchers.

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  • Butcher

  • Clerk In Steamship Office

  • Merchant

  • Painter


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Ornstein Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Ornstein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ornstein 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 Ornstein. 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 917 military records available for the last name Ornstein. For the veterans among your Ornstein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ornstein Life Expectancy

What is the average Ornstein lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Ornstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Ornstein in 1962 was 72, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ornstein

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