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Feuerstein Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a seller of flints or a topographic name for someone who lived near an outcrop of flint from Middle High German viur ‘fire’ + stein ‘stone’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name composed of German Feuer ‘fire’ + Stein ‘stone’ or from German Feuerstein ‘flint’. Compare Fierstein and Firestone .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Eckstein, Levenstein, Winterstein, Bernstein, Hammerstein, Lowenstein

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Where is the Feuerstein family from?

You can see how Feuerstein families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Feuerstein family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Feuerstein families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 18 Feuerstein families living in Ohio. This was about 35% of all the recorded Feuerstein's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Feuerstein families in 1880.
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What did your Feuerstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Feuerstein. 19% of Feuerstein men worked as a Salesman and 16% of Feuerstein women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Feuerstein were Truck Driver and Saleslady. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
    19%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Truck Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    16%
  • Bookkeeper
    16%
  • Housewife
    13%
  • Saleslady
    13%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Feuerstein. 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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There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Feuerstein. For the veterans among your Feuerstein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Feuerstein lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Feuerstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Feuerstein in 1958 was 57, and 74 in 2004.

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