Wallerstein Family History

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Wallerstein Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from Wallerstein, a place near Nördlingen.

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

Similar surnames: Wallenstein, Winterstein, Waldstein, Silberstein, Gallenstein

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Wallerstein Family Origin

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Wallerstein Family Occupations

What did your Wallerstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wallerstein occupation in the USA was Comn. Merchant. 25% of Wallerstein's were Comn. Merchants. A less common occupation for the Wallerstein family was Keep Segar Store. Comn. Merchant, Commission Mcht. and Hardware Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wallerstein.

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  • Comn. Merchant

  • Commission Mcht.

  • Hardware Store

  • Keep Segar Store


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

Wallerstein Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Wallerstein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wallerstein 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Wallerstein. 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 792 military records available for the last name Wallerstein. For the veterans among your Wallerstein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wallerstein Life Expectancy

What is the average Wallerstein lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Wallerstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Wallerstein in 1958 was 51, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wallerstein

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wallerstein 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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