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Feuerstein Name Meaning

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

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


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

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Feuerstein Family Origin

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Feuerstein Family Occupations

What did your Feuerstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Blacksmith, Brick Mason and Brush Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Feuerstein. The most common Feuerstein occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 10% of Feuerstein's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Feuerstein family was Carpet Weaver.

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  • Blacksmith

    10%
  • Brick Mason

    10%
  • Brush Maker

    10%
  • Carpet Weaver

    10%

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

Feuerstein Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Feuerstein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Feuerstein 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 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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Draft Card

There are 1,000 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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Feuerstein Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Feuerstein

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Feuerstein 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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