Einstein Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of various places named with a Middle High German derivative of einsteinen ‘to enclose or surround with stone’. In the unsettled social climate of the Middle Ages even relatively minor settlements were commonly surrounded with stone walls as a defense against attack. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German ein ‘one’ + Stein ‘stone’.

List of People with Surname Einstein

According to our database, there are a total of 411 people with the surname Einstein. Among these people surnamed Einstein, there are about 89 distinct names, with an average of 4 people who have the same name. David Einstein, Michael Einstein and Albert Einstein are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Einstein, with 22, 14 and 12 people respectively.

Besides that, we found that California has the largest number of people surnamed Einstein, with a total of 64 people, and there are a total of 42 distinct names among these people. New York is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Einstein, with a total of 58 people and an average of 40 distinct names.