Kerstein Family History

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Kerstein Name Meaning

German: variant of the personal name Christian, with metathesis of the -r- and a folk-etymological component -stein ‘stone’, influenced by names such as Kirschstein ‘cherry stone’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Kirstein.

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


Similar surnames: Kirstein, Gerstein, Kersten, Bernstein, Berstein, Perlstein, Gersten

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Kerstein Family Origin

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Kerstein Family Occupations

What did your Kerstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kerstein occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 33% of Kerstein's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Farmer and House Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kerstein. A less common occupation for the Kerstein family was Keeping House.

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  • Carpenter

    33%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • House Keeper

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%

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

Kerstein Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kerstein Life Expectancy

What is the average Kerstein lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Kerstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kerstein in 1956 was 39, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kerstein

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kerstein 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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