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Saperstein Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name a compound of Hebrew sapir ‘sapphire’ + German Stein ‘stone’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Alperstein, Cooperstein, Feuerstein, Gerstein, Silberstein

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Where is the Saperstein family from?

You can see how Saperstein families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Saperstein family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Saperstein families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 62 Saperstein families living in New York. This was about 48% of all the recorded Saperstein's in USA. New York had the highest population of Saperstein families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Saperstein surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Saperstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Saperstein. 20% of Saperstein men worked as a Salesman and 16% of Saperstein women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Saperstein were Manager and Secretary. .

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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
  • Clerk
  • Proprietor
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
  • Secretary
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Saperstein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Saperstein 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Saperstein. 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 Cards

There are 708 military records available for the last name Saperstein. For the veterans among your Saperstein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Saperstein lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Saperstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Saperstein in 1960 was 54, and 82 in 2004.

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