Rothstein Family History

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Rothstein Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place so named near Merseburg. German: from a Germanic personal name, Hrodstein (hrod ‘renown’). Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental compound of German rot ‘red’ + Stein ‘stone’.

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

Similar surnames: Nothstein, Rosenstein, Hornstein, Goldstein, Adelstein, Aronstein

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Rothstein Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Rothstein name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Rothstein. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • European Jewish


  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Italy


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Rothstein Family Origin

Where is the Rothstein family from?

Rothstein Family Occupations

What did your Rothstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rothstein occupation in the USA was Tailor. 21% of Rothstein's were Tailors. A less common occupation for the Rothstein family was Confectioner. Tailor, Farmer and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rothstein.

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  • Tailor

  • Farmer

  • Clerk

  • Confectioner


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

Rothstein Historical Records

What Rothstein family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Rothstein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rothstein 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Rothstein. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Rothstein. For the veterans among your Rothstein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rothstein Life Expectancy

What is the average Rothstein lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Rothstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Rothstein in 1948 was 67, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rothstein

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rothstein 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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