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Adelstein Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name, or ornamental-occupational name for a jeweler, from German Edelstein in the sense ‘precious stone’. German: habitational name from a place named with Middle High German adel ‘nobility’ + stein ‘rock’, ‘castle’.

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


Similar surnames: Edelstein, Himmelstein, Bodenstein, Epstein, Levenstein, Oberstein

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Adelstein Family Origin

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Adelstein Family Occupations

What did your Adelstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Adelstein occupation in the USA was Keeping A Hotel. 33% of Adelstein's were Keeping A Hotels. Keeping A Hotel and Pedler were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Adelstein. A less common occupation for the Adelstein family was Rag Gatherer.

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  • Keeping A Hotel

    33%
  • Pedler

    33%
  • Rag Gatherer

    33%

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Adelstein Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Adelstein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Adelstein census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Adelstein. 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 Card

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

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Adelstein Life Expectancy

What is the average Adelstein lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Adelstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Adelstein in 1956 was 52, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Adelstein

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Adelstein ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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