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Lowenstein Name Meaning

German (Löwenstein): habitational name from any of several places called Löwenstein. Jewish (Ashkenazic) and Swedish (Löwenstein): ornamental name composed of German Löwe ‘lion’ + Stein ‘stone’; in some cases the Jewish name is an ornamental elaboration associated with the personal names Levi (see Levy) or Lew ‘lion’.

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

Similar surnames: Levenstein, Bodenstein, Rosenstein, Hohenstein, Loewenstein

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Lowenstein Family Origin

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Lowenstein Family Occupations

What did your Lowenstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Tailor, Merchant and Dry Goods Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lowenstein. The most common Lowenstein occupation in the USA was Tailor. 6% of Lowenstein's were Tailors. A less common occupation for the Lowenstein family was Butcher.

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  • Tailor

  • Merchant

  • Dry Goods Merchant

  • Butcher


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Lowenstein Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Lowenstein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lowenstein 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Lowenstein. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Lowenstein. For the veterans among your Lowenstein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lowenstein Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Lowenstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Lowenstein in 1941 was 79, and 83 in 2004.

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