Waldstein Family History

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Waldstein Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place in Bohemia called Waldstein, named with Middle High German walt ‘forest’ + stein ‘stone’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German Wald ‘forest’ + Stein ‘stone’.

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


Similar surnames: Goldstein, Hartstein, Weinstein, Feldstein, Adelstein, Bernstein

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Waldstein Family Origin

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Waldstein Family Occupations

What did your Waldstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Waldstein. 20% of Waldstein men worked as a Salesman and 15% of Waldstein women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Waldstein were Clerk and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    20%
  • Lawyer
    9%
  • Carpenter
    4%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    15%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Housework
    10%
  • Stenographer
    10%

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

Waldstein Historical Records

What Waldstein family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Waldstein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Waldstein 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 733 immigration records available for the last name Waldstein. 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 311 military records available for the last name Waldstein. For the veterans among your Waldstein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Waldstein Life Expectancy

What is the average Waldstein lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Waldstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Waldstein in 1954 was 31, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Waldstein

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Waldstein ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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