Kirstein Family History

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Kirstein Name Meaning

German: from a derivative of the Latin personal name Christianus (see Christian). Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Kirsch- ‘cherry’ + Stein ‘stone’.

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

Similar surnames: Kerstein, Einstein, Kirsten, Gerstein, Kersten, Stein, Hartstein

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Kirstein Family Origin

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Kirstein Family Occupations

What did your Kirstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, coal Miner, Farmer and Finisher In Furniture Fact. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kirstein. A less common occupation for the Kirstein family was Laborer. The most common Kirstein occupation in the USA was Coal Miner. 22% of Kirstein's were Coal Miners.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Farmer

  • Finisher In Furniture Fact.

  • Laborer


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

Kirstein Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Kirstein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kirstein 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Kirstein. 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 Kirstein. For the veterans among your Kirstein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kirstein Life Expectancy

What is the average Kirstein lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Kirstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kirstein in 1955 was 48, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kirstein

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kirstein 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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