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Goldstein Family History

Goldstein Name Meaning
Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German Gold ‘gold’ + Stein ‘stone’.German: from a medieval personal name, nickname, or occupational name from Middle High German, Middle Low German golste(i)n ‘gold stone’, ‘precious stone’, (probably chrysolite or topaz, which was used as a testing stone by alchemists).

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

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177,905 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
29,016 Military Records
69,817 Immigration Records
211,282 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Goldstein Families

  • Number of Goldstein families
     1,790 - 3,578
     597 - 1,789
     1 - 596
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Goldstein families
     509 - 1,016
     170 - 508
     1 - 169
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Goldstein families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Goldstein Family Origin

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Goldstein Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Goldstein

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Goldstein Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Goldstein census records

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Goldstein Civil War Service Records

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