Katzenstein Family History

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Katzenstein Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone living at a castle known as ‘Cat Rock’, from Middle High German katze ‘cat’ + stein ‘stone’, ‘crag’, ‘rocky peak’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name elaboration of Katz, from German Katze ‘cat’ + Stein ‘stone’ (see 1).

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


Similar surnames: Falkenstein, Hammerstein, Schoenstein, Adelstein, Hartenstein

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Katzenstein Family Origin

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Katzenstein Family Occupations

What did your Katzenstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, At Home, Brewery Driver and Broker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Katzenstein. A less common occupation for the Katzenstein family was Butcher. The most common Katzenstein occupation in the USA was At Home. 5% of Katzenstein's were At Homes.

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  • At Home

    5%
  • Brewery Driver

    5%
  • Broker

    5%
  • Butcher

    5%

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

Katzenstein Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Katzenstein Life Expectancy

What is the average Katzenstein lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Katzenstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Katzenstein in 1958 was 62, and 99 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Katzenstein

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Katzenstein 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.

Famous Katzenstein Family

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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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