Berstein Family History

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Berstein Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Bernstein.

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

Similar surnames: Kerstein, Burstein, Gerstein, Bernstein, Bergstein, Burnstein

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Berstein Family Origin

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Berstein Family Occupations

What did your Berstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Berstein family was Nurse. Merchant, Baker and Furniture Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Berstein. The most common Berstein occupation in the USA was Merchant. 29% of Berstein's were Merchants.

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  • Merchant

  • Baker

  • Furniture Dealer

  • Nurse


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

Berstein Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Berstein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Berstein 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 Berstein. 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 404 military records available for the last name Berstein. For the veterans among your Berstein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Berstein Life Expectancy

What is the average Berstein lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Berstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Berstein in 1953 was 40, and 88 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Berstein 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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