Hohenstein Family History

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Hohenstein Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of various places so named. German: topographic name composed of Middle High German hohen, an inflected form of hoch ‘high’ + stein ‘rock’.

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

Similar surnames: Rosenstein, Bodenstein, Lowenstein, Schoenstein, Hornstein, Hohnstein

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Hohenstein Family Origin

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Hohenstein Family Occupations

What did your Hohenstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hohenstein. The most common Hohenstein occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Hohenstein's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hohenstein family was Clerk In Manufact..

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  • Farmer

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Laborer

  • Clerk In Manufact.


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

Hohenstein Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Hohenstein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hohenstein 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 Hohenstein. 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 Hohenstein. For the veterans among your Hohenstein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hohenstein Life Expectancy

What is the average Hohenstein lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Hohenstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Hohenstein in 1956 was 51, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hohenstein

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hohenstein 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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