Schoenstein Family History

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Schoenstein Name Meaning

German (Schönstein): locational or habitational name, from any of numerous places named Schönstein, from Middle High German schœn + stein ‘stone’, ‘rock’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German schön ‘beautiful’ + Stein ‘stone’; in some cases it may be habitational (see 1).

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


Similar surnames: Lichtenstein, Hohenstein, Falkenstein, Schoenthal, Schoenfeld

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Schoenstein Family Origin

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Schoenstein Family Occupations

What did your Schoenstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schoenstein family was Orchestrial Builder. The most common Schoenstein occupation in the USA was Laborer. 22% of Schoenstein's were Laborers. Laborer, Baker and Brickmason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schoenstein.

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  • Laborer

    22%
  • Baker

    11%
  • Brickmason

    11%
  • Orchestrial Builder

    11%

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

Schoenstein Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Schoenstein Life Expectancy

What is the average Schoenstein lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Schoenstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Schoenstein in 1963 was 25, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schoenstein

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schoenstein 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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