Surname STEIN

SOURCE: Location, Occupation & Nickname
USAGE: German, Jewish
PRONOUNCED: SHTIEN (German)  [details]

Meaning & History

From Old High German stein meaning "stone". It might indicate the original bearer lived near a prominent stone or worked as a stonecutter. As a Jewish name it is ornamental.

Related Names

OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Stone (English), Steen (Low German)


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Entry updated May 31, 2018