Goldstone Family History

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Goldstone Name Meaning

Jewish: Americanization of Ashkenazic Goldstein. English: from the Old English personal name Goldstan, composed of the elements gold ‘gold’ + stan ‘stone’. English: habitational name for someone from a place in Shropshire named Goldstone, from the genitive case of the Old English personal name Golda (see Gold 4) + Old English stan ‘stone’; or from one in Kent, recorded in the early 13th century as Goldstanestun ‘settlement (Old English tun) of Goldstan’.

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

Similar surnames: Colston, Rolston, Holston, Gladstone, Gelston, Goodson, Goldstein

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Goldstone Family Origin

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Goldstone Family Occupations

What did your Goldstone ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Goldstone occupation in the UK was Tailor. 7% of Goldstone's were Tailors. Tailor, Labourer and Jeweller were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goldstone. A less common occupation for the Goldstone family was Agricultural Labourer.

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  • Tailor

  • Labourer

  • Jeweller

  • Agricultural Labourer


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

Goldstone Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Goldstone. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goldstone 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Goldstone. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Goldstone. For the veterans among your Goldstone ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goldstone Life Expectancy

What is the average Goldstone lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Goldstone life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Goldstone in 1942 was 47, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goldstone 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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