Feuerstein Family History
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