Milstein Family History

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Milstein Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a miller, or ornamental name, from Yiddish milshteyn ‘millstone’.

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

Similar surnames: Millstein, Kirstein, Einstein, Eckstein, Stein, Goldstein, Weinstein

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Milstein Family Origin

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Milstein Family Occupations

What did your Milstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, general Wireworker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Milstein. 10% of Milstein men worked as a general Wireworker and 40% of Milstein women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Milstein were Cabinet Maker carpent and Curtain Cutter

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • general Wireworker
  • Barbers Assistant
  • Boot Repairer
  • Cabinet Maker carpent

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Tailoress
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Curtain Cutter

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

Milstein Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Milstein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Milstein 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 Milstein. 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 792 military records available for the last name Milstein. For the veterans among your Milstein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Milstein Life Expectancy

What is the average Milstein lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Milstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Milstein in 1954 was 63, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Milstein

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Milstein 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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