Goodstein Family History

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Goodstein Name Meaning

Part-translation of the Jewish ornamental name Gutstein, from German gut ‘good’ + Stein ‘stone’.

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


Similar surnames: Goldstein, Gutstein, Hornstein, Feldstein, Rothstein, Gerstein

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Goodstein Family Origin

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Goodstein Family Occupations

What did your Goodstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Goodstein occupation in the USA was Cigar Maker. 13% of Goodstein's were Cigar Makers. A less common occupation for the Goodstein family was Pawnbroker. Cigar Maker, Coal Dealer and Pawn Broker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goodstein.

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  • Cigar Maker

    13%
  • Coal Dealer

    13%
  • Pawn Broker

    13%
  • Pawnbroker

    13%

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

Goodstein Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Goodstein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goodstein 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 Goodstein. 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 Goodstein. For the veterans among your Goodstein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goodstein Life Expectancy

What is the average Goodstein lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Goodstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Goodstein in 1946 was 42, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goodstein

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goodstein 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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