Schieferstein Family History

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Schieferstein Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place near Wroc?aw (Breslau), Silesia, or a metonymic occupational name for a worker in a slate quarry, from Middle High German schiver ‘slate’ + stein ‘stone’ .

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


Similar surnames: Silberstein, Schoenstein, Winterstein, Feuerstein, Schiefer

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Schieferstein Family Origin

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Schieferstein Family Occupations

What did your Schieferstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schieferstein occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Schieferstein's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schieferstein family was Section Boss On R. R.. Farmer, Butcher and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schieferstein.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Butcher

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Section Boss On R. R.

    20%

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

Schieferstein Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schieferstein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schieferstein 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Schieferstein. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Schieferstein. For the veterans among your Schieferstein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schieferstein Life Expectancy

What is the average Schieferstein lifespan?

Average Schieferstein life expectancy in 2004 was 60 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schieferstein

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schieferstein 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.

Famous Schieferstein Family

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