Rubinstein Family History

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Rubinstein Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German Rubin ‘ruby’ (the selection of which was influenced by the personal name Rubin) + Stein ‘stone’.

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

Similar surnames: Laubenstein, Reinstein, Weinstein, Einstein, Rubinfeld, Rosenstein

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Rubinstein Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Rubinstein name?

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

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  • European Jewish


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Italy


  • Germanic Europe


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Rubinstein Family Origin

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Rubinstein Family Occupations

What did your Rubinstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Clothes Cutter and Dry Goods Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rubinstein. The most common Rubinstein occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Rubinstein's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rubinstein family was Gaiter Fitter.

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  • Farmer

  • Clothes Cutter

  • Dry Goods Dealer

  • Gaiter Fitter


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

Rubinstein Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Rubinstein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rubinstein 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 13,000 immigration records available for the last name Rubinstein. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Rubinstein. For the veterans among your Rubinstein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rubinstein Life Expectancy

What is the average Rubinstein lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Rubinstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Rubinstein in 1953 was 53, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rubinstein 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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