Berenstein Family History

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Berenstein 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: Bernstein, Borenstein, Levenstein, Bodenstein, Hertenstein

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Berenstein Family Origin

Where is the Berenstein family from?

Berenstein Family Occupations

What did your Berenstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Berenstein occupation in the USA was Pedler. 100% of Berenstein's were Pedlers.

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  • Pedler


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Berenstein ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Berenstein Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Berenstein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Berenstein 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Berenstein. 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 153 military records available for the last name Berenstein. For the veterans among your Berenstein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Berenstein Life Expectancy

What is the average Berenstein lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Berenstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Berenstein in 1963 was 75, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Berenstein

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Berenstein 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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