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Lowenstein Name Meaning

German (Löwenstein): habitational name from any of several places called Löwenstein. Jewish (Ashkenazic; Löwenstein): artificial name composed of German Löwe ‘lion’ + Stein ‘stone’ in some cases associated with the personal names Levi (see Levy ) or Leib or Lew ‘lion’. Compare Loewenstein .

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


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

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Where is the Lowenstein family from?

You can see how Lowenstein families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lowenstein family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Lowenstein families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 161 Lowenstein families living in New York. This was about 28% of all the recorded Lowenstein's in USA. New York had the highest population of Lowenstein families in 1880.
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What did your Lowenstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lowenstein. 31% of Lowenstein men worked as a Salesman and 11% of Lowenstein women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lowenstein were Lawyer and Saleslady. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
    31%
  • Proprietor
    6%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Lawyer
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    11%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Secretary
    9%
  • Saleslady
    9%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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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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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What is the average Lowenstein lifespan?

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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