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Firestine Name Meaning

Americanized form of German and Jewish Feuerstein.

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

Similar surnames: Firestone, Finestone, Ristine, Redwine, Eckstine, Redline, Stine

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Where is the Firestine family from?

You can see how Firestine families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Firestine family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Firestine families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 24 Firestine families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 29% of all the recorded Firestine's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Firestine families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Firestine surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Firestine ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Firestine. 35% of Firestine men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Firestine women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Firestine were Painter and Servant.

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Farm Hand
  • Painter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Teacher
  • Clerk
  • Servant
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Firestine. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Firestine census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 100 immigration records available for the last name Firestine. 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 Cards

There are 437 military records available for the last name Firestine. For the veterans among your Firestine ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Firestine lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Firestine life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Firestine in 1957 was 52, and 79 in 2004.

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