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Winterstein Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place so named near Eisenach or perhaps a topographic name from Middle High German winter ‘winter’ + stein ‘stone castle’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name composed of German Winter ‘winter’ + Stein ‘stone’.

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

Similar surnames: Silberstein, Weinstein, Lichtenstein, Feuerstein, Winterberg

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Where is the Winterstein family from?

You can see how Winterstein families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Winterstein family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Winterstein families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Winterstein families living in Ohio. This was about 50% of all the recorded Winterstein's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Winterstein families in 1840.
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What did your Winterstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Winterstein. 21% of Winterstein men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Winterstein women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Winterstein were Carpenter and Manager. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Secretary
  • Attendant
  • Bookkeeper
  • Manager
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Winterstein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Winterstein census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 733 immigration records available for the last name Winterstein. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Winterstein. For the veterans among your Winterstein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Winterstein lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Winterstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Winterstein in 1943 was 62, and 76 in 2004.

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