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Origins of the Einstein surname

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About the Einsteins

We have a total number of 777 records for people with the last name Einstein.

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Where do most Einsteins live?

In 1921, most Einsteins lived in South West.

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Interesting facts about Einsteins

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 95 records for the Einstein surname. The oldest one dates back to 1910.

Who were Einsteins most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Einsteins.

What are the most common Einstein first names?

  • Samuel
  • Joseph
  • Sarah
  • Rose

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Einstein family members

Common jobs for Einsteins

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Einsteins in 1921
General Servant Domestic


Silk Merchants Wife




Common Male occupations for Einsteins in 1921
Stock Clerks




Machinists Apprentices


Semiskilled Warehousing




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