Silberstein Family History

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Silberstein Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German silber ‘silver’ + stein ‘stone’; a habitational name from a place so named in Bavaria, or a topographic name. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Silber ‘silver’ + Stein ‘stone’.

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


Similar surnames: Winterstein, Falkenstein, Feuerstein, Schoenstein, Himmelstein

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Silberstein Family Origin

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Silberstein Family Occupations

What did your Silberstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Silberstein. 22% of Silberstein men worked as a Salesman and 18% of Silberstein women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Silberstein were Proprietor and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    22%
  • Merchant
    8%
  • Manager
    8%
  • Proprietor
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    18%
  • Saleslady
    15%
  • Teacher
    13%
  • Stenographer
    11%

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

Silberstein Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Silberstein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Silberstein 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Silberstein. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Silberstein. For the veterans among your Silberstein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Silberstein Life Expectancy

What is the average Silberstein lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Silberstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Silberstein in 1954 was 52, and 85 in 2004.

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