Herstein Family History

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Herstein Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Herrstein in Rhineland-Palatinate.

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


Similar surnames: Gerstein, Kerstein, Hornstein, Bernstein, Hartstein, Gersten, Epstein

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Herstein Family Origin

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Herstein Family Occupations

What did your Herstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herstein. A less common occupation for the Herstein family was Farmer Thrasher. The most common Herstein occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Herstein's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Farmer Thrasher

    7%

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

Herstein Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Herstein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Herstein census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Herstein

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Herstein. 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 Herstein. For the veterans among your Herstein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Herstein Life Expectancy

What is the average Herstein lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Herstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Herstein in 1961 was 56, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Herstein

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Herstein 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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