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Edelstein Family History

Edelstein Name Meaning
Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name, from German Edelstein ‘gem’, ‘precious stone’.

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

46,515 Historical Documents with Edelstein on Ancestry.com
14,876 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,015 Military Records
7,107 Immigration Records
13,612 Census and Voter Lists
7,905 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Edelstein Families

  • Number of Edelstein families
     108 - 214
     37 - 107
     1 - 36
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Edelstein families
     14 - 25
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Edelstein families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Edelstein Family Origin

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Edelstein Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Edelstein

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Edelstein Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Edelstein Civil War Service Records

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