Finkelstein Family History

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Finkelstein Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ornamental compound name, literally ‘sparkle stone’, from Yiddish finkl ‘sparkle’ + stein ‘stone’.

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


Similar surnames: Falkenstein, Winterstein, Finkelman, Himmelstein, Fleckenstein

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Finkelstein Family Origin

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Finkelstein Family Occupations

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  • Glazier

    33%
  • Picture Frame Maker

    33%
  • Tailor

    33%

In 1881, Glazier and Picture Frame Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Finkelstein. The most common Finkelstein occupation in the UK was Glazier. 33% of Finkelstein's were Glaziers. A less common occupation for the Finkelstein family was Tailor.

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Finkelstein Historical Records

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Finkelstein Life Expectancy

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