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Katzenstein Family History

Katzenstein Name Meaning
German: topographic name for someone living at a castle known as ‘Cat Rock’, from Middle High German katze ‘cat’ + stein ‘stone’, ‘crag’, ‘rocky peak’.Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name elaboration of Katz, from German Katze ‘cat’ + Stein ‘stone’ (see 1).

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

17,336 Historical Documents with Katzenstein on Ancestry.com
4,172 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
729 Military Records
2,762 Immigration Records
2,801 Census and Voter Lists
6,872 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Katzenstein Families

  • Number of Katzenstein families
     22 - 42
     8 - 21
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Katzenstein families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Katzenstein last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Katzenstein census records

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Katzenstein Family Origin

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Katzenstein Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Katzenstein

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Katzenstein Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Katzenstein census records

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Katzenstein Civil War Service Records

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