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Kestenbaum Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German dialect Kästenbaum (Latin Castanea), a topographic name for someone living near a horse-chestnut tree. As a Jewish name it is mainly of ornamental origin.

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


Similar surnames: Eichenbaum, Tannenbaum, Lindenbaum, Rosenbaum, Kienbaum, Birnbaum

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Kestenbaum Family Origin

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Kestenbaum Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Kestenbaum occupation in the UK was Tailoress. 100% of Kestenbaum's were Tailoresss.

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  • Tailoress

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Kestenbaum Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kestenbaum Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Kestenbaum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Kestenbaum in 1954 was 50, and 83 in 2004.

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