Kestenbaum Family History

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Kestenbaum Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German dialect Kästenbaum (Latin Castanea), a topographic name for someone living near a horse-chestnut tree. As a Jewish name it is mainly of ornamental origin.

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


Similar surnames: Eichenbaum, Tannenbaum, Lindenbaum, Rosenbaum, Kienbaum, Birnbaum

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Kestenbaum Family Origin

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Kestenbaum Family Occupations

What did your Kestenbaum ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Insurance Manager (retired Now Financial Consultant and Tailor Feller Hand were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kestenbaum. 15% of Kestenbaum men worked as an Insurance Manager (retired Now Financial Consultant and 34% of Kestenbaum women worked as a Tailor Feller Hand. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kestenbaum were Salesman Of Woolens Cabinet Maker and Woolen trimming Merchant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Insurance Manager (retired Now Financial Consultant
    15%
  • Manager buyer Woolens service
    15%
  • Refugee (formerly Watchmaker
    15%
  • Salesman Of Woolens Cabinet Maker
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Tailor Feller Hand
    34%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    34%
  • Woolen trimming Merchant
    34%

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

Kestenbaum Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kestenbaum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kestenbaum 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Kestenbaum. 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 443 military records available for the last name Kestenbaum. For the veterans among your Kestenbaum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kestenbaum Life Expectancy

What is the average Kestenbaum lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Kestenbaum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Kestenbaum in 1954 was 50, and 83 in 2004.

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