Greenstein Family History

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Greenstein Name Meaning

Partly Americanized form of the Ashkenazic Jewish ornamental surname Gru(e)nstein, from German grün ‘green’ (Yiddish grin) + Stein ‘stone’.

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

Similar surnames: Reinstein, Greenspan, Levenstein, Hartenstein, Lowenstein

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Greenstein Family Origin

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Greenstein Family Occupations

What did your Greenstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Tailors Presser and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Greenstein. 5% of Greenstein men worked as a Tailors Presser and 65% of Greenstein women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Greenstein were Clerkbookkeeper wages Clerk and Cloth Cap Packer

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Tailors Presser
  • Card Board Box Maker
  • Clerk (law Unemployed)
  • Clerkbookkeeper wages Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Dress Machinist
  • Clerk ( Shorthandtypist )
  • Cloth Cap Packer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Greenstein Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Greenstein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Greenstein 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 Greenstein. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Greenstein. For the veterans among your Greenstein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Greenstein Life Expectancy

What is the average Greenstein lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Greenstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Greenstein in 1941 was 36, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Greenstein

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Greenstein 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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