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Idstein Family History

Idstein Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Stein, Einstein, Epstein, Kirstein, Milstein, Lipstein, Wildstein

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Where is the Idstein family from?

You can see how Idstein families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Idstein family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 3 Idstein families living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded Idstein's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Idstein families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Idstein surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Idstein ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Idstein ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 417 census records available for the last name Idstein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Idstein census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 126 immigration records available for the last name Idstein. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 324 military records available for the last name Idstein. For the veterans among your Idstein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Idstein lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Idstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Idstein in 1951 was 46, and 73 in 2004.

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