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Bodenstein Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of various places called Bodenstein, in Bavaria and northern Germany. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German Boden ‘ground’ + Stein ‘stone’.

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

Similar surnames: Lowenstein, Hohenstein, Rosenstein, Hornstein, Goldenstein, Bernstein

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Bodenstein Family Origin

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Bodenstein Family Occupations

What did your Bodenstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bodenstein family was Chair Ma'Fg. The most common Bodenstein occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Bodenstein's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bodenstein.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Chair Ma'Fg


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Bodenstein Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bodenstein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bodenstein 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 Bodenstein. 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 Bodenstein. For the veterans among your Bodenstein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bodenstein Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Bodenstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Bodenstein in 1958 was 54, and 76 in 2004.

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