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Alsteen Family History

Alsteen Name Meaning
Variant spelling of Swedish Alsten, an ornamental name composed of the elements al ‘alder’ + sten ‘stone’.Dutch: from a Germanic personal name meaning ‘noble stone’. The variants van Alsteen and van Alstein are also found, suggesting that this may be a habitational name from an unidentified place.

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

4,221 Historical Documents with Alsteen on Ancestry.com
1,696 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
76 Military Records
16 Immigration Records
611 Census and Voter Lists
1,822 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Alsteen Families

  • Number of Alsteen families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Alsteen last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Alsteen Family Origin

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Alsteen Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Alsteen

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Alsteen Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Alsteen census records

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Alsteen Civil War Service Records

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