Perlstein Family History

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Perlstein Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German Perle ‘pearl’ + Stein ‘stone’.

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

Similar surnames: Gerstein, Bergstein, Bernstein, Feinstein, Weinstein, Einstein

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Perlstein Family Origin

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Perlstein Family Occupations

What did your Perlstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cigarmaker ( Hand ) Employee and Domestic Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Perlstein. 50% of Perlstein men worked as a Cigarmaker ( Hand ) Employee and 50% of Perlstein women worked as a Domestic Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Perlstein were Tailors Presser and Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cigarmaker ( Hand ) Employee
  • Tailors Presser

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Domestic Servant
  • Manageress Of Boading House
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Perlstein Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Perlstein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Perlstein 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 Perlstein. 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 714 military records available for the last name Perlstein. For the veterans among your Perlstein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Perlstein Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Perlstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Perlstein in 1961 was 58, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Perlstein

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