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Wetzstein Name Meaning

occupational name for a knife grinder, from Middle High German wetzstein ‘whetstone’. habitational name from a lost Wetzstein near Emmendingen. from a field name, for example Wezstein near Esslingen.

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


Similar surnames: Wettstein, Weinstein, Bernstein, Eckstein, Stein, Waldstein, Einstein

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Wetzstein Family Origin

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Wetzstein Family Occupations

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  • Druggist

    33%
  • Stone Mason

    33%
  • Wood Turner

    33%

In 1880, Druggist and Stone Mason were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wetzstein. A less common occupation for the Wetzstein family was Wood Turner. The most common Wetzstein occupation in the USA was Druggist. 33% of Wetzstein's were Druggists.

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Wetzstein Historical Records

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Wetzstein Life Expectancy

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