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Weinstein Family History

Weinstein Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name composed of German Wein ‘wine’ + Stein ‘stone’.

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


Similar surnames: Einstein, Feinstein, Bernstein, Reinstein, Waldstein, Eckstein

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Where is the Weinstein family from?

You can see how Weinstein families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Weinstein family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Weinstein families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Weinstein family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Weinstein's in USA. New York had the highest population of Weinstein families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Weinstein surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Weinstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Weinstein. 18% of Weinstein men worked as a Salesman and 12% of Weinstein women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Weinstein were Manager and Clerk. .

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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
    18%
  • Proprietor
    7%
  • Clerk
    5%
  • Manager
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Bookkeeper
    10%
  • Saleslady
    8%
  • Clerk
    7%
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Passenger Lists

There are 31,000 immigration records available for the last name Weinstein. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Weinstein. For the veterans among your Weinstein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Weinstein lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Weinstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Weinstein in 1944 was 28, and 81 in 2004.

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