Silberstein Family History

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Silberstein Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German silber ‘silver’ + stein ‘stone’; a habitational name from a place so named in Bavaria, or a topographic name. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Silber ‘silver’ + Stein ‘stone’.

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


Similar surnames: Winterstein, Falkenstein, Feuerstein, Schoenstein, Himmelstein

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Silberstein Family Origin

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Silberstein Family Occupations

What did your Silberstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Silberstein family was Cigar Maker. The most common Silberstein occupation in the USA was Tailor. 19% of Silberstein's were Tailors. Tailor, Shoemaker and Broker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Silberstein.

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  • Tailor

    19%
  • Shoemaker

    7%
  • Broker

    4%
  • Cigar Maker

    4%

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

Silberstein Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Silberstein Life Expectancy

What is the average Silberstein lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Silberstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Silberstein in 1954 was 52, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Silberstein

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Silberstein 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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