Winterstein Family History

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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’ + stan ‘stone’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German Winter ‘winter’ + Stein ‘stone’.

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

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

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Winterstein Family Origin

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Winterstein Family Occupations

What did your Winterstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Winterstein occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Winterstein's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Winterstein family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Winterstein.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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

Winterstein Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Winterstein Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Winterstein

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Winterstein 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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