Kirstein Family History

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Kirstein Name Meaning

German: from a derivative of the Latin personal name Christianus (see Christian). Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Kirsch- ‘cherry’ + Stein ‘stone’.

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

Similar surnames: Kerstein, Einstein, Kirsten, Gerstein, Kersten, Stein, Hartstein

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Kirstein Family Origin

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Kirstein Family Occupations

What did your Kirstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Ladies Tailor and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kirstein. 17% of Kirstein men worked as a Ladies Tailor and 43% of Kirstein women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kirstein were Collector Salesman and Dressmaker

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Ladies Tailor
  • Baister ( Gents Tailors )
  • Carterer
  • Collector Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Cap Machinist
  • Domestic Duties
  • Dressmaker

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

Kirstein Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Kirstein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kirstein 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 Kirstein. 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 Kirstein. For the veterans among your Kirstein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kirstein Life Expectancy

What is the average Kirstein lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Kirstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kirstein in 1955 was 48, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kirstein

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