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Degenstein Name Meaning

German: probably from a topographic name composed of Degen + Stein.

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


Similar surnames: Weinstein, Hohenstein, Feuerstein, Gerstein, Levenstein, Lowenstein

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Degenstein Family Origin

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Degenstein Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Degenstein occupation in the USA was Slippermaker. 100% of Degenstein's were Slippermakers.

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  • Slippermaker

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Degenstein Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Degenstein Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Degenstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Degenstein in 1953 was 66, and 97 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Degenstein 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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