Frankenstein Family History

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Frankenstein Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of several places named Frankenstein, in Saxony, Hesse, the Palatinate, and Silesia.

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

Similar surnames: Falkenstein, Brandenstein, Hartenstein, Frankenfield, Laubenstein

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Frankenstein Family Origin

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Frankenstein Family Occupations

What did your Frankenstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Frankenstein family was Miner. The most common Frankenstein occupation in the USA was Barber. 6% of Frankenstein's were Barbers. Barber, Keeping House and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Frankenstein.

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  • Barber

  • Keeping House

  • Keeps House

  • Miner


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

Frankenstein Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Frankenstein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Frankenstein 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Frankenstein. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Frankenstein. For the veterans among your Frankenstein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Frankenstein Life Expectancy

What is the average Frankenstein lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Frankenstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Frankenstein in 1957 was 54, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Frankenstein

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Frankenstein 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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