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Gorenstein Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): altered form of Hornstein under Russian influence, since Russian has no h and alters h in borrowed words to g.

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


Similar surnames: Horenstein, Ornstein, Orenstein, Borenstein, Bodenstein, Greenstein

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Gorenstein Family Origin

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Gorenstein Family Occupations

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Gorenstein Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Gorenstein Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2003, in the United States, Gorenstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Gorenstein in 1954 was 52, and 80 in 2003.

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