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Ebstein Family History

Ebstein Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Epstein, Ekstein, Stein, Einstein, Eckstein, Esswein, Kerstein

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Where is the Ebstein family from?

You can see how Ebstein families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ebstein family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Ebstein families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 15 Ebstein families living in New York. This was about 54% of all the recorded Ebstein's in USA. New York had the highest population of Ebstein families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ebstein surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ebstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman was the top reported job for people in the USA named Ebstein. 40% of Ebstein men worked as a Salesman. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
  • Operator
  • Designer
  • Shipping Clerk
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Census Records

There are 898 census records available for the last name Ebstein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ebstein census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 789 immigration records available for the last name Ebstein. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Ebstein. For the veterans among your Ebstein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ebstein lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Ebstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Ebstein in 1964 was 69, and 63 in 2003.

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