Adelstein History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Adelstein family

The surname Adelstein was first found in Bohemia, where the name Edelstein was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

Early History of the Adelstein family

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Adelstein Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Edelstein, Eddelstein, Eddelstien, Eddelsteen, Edelstien, Edelsteen, Edelstine, Eddelstine, Eidelstein, Eidelsteen, Eiddelstein, Eiddelstein, Edelsheim and many more.

Early Notables of the Adelstein family (pre 1700)

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United States Adelstein migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Adelstein Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Isadore Adelstein, who settled in New York, NY in 1883

Contemporary Notables of the name Adelstein (post 1700) +

  • Stanford Adelstein (b. 1931), American Republican politician, Member of South Dakota State House of Representatives, 2001-04; Member of South Dakota State Senate, 2005-06, 2009- [1]
  • Jonathan Steven Adelstein (b. 1962), American Democratic Party politician, Member, Federal Communications Commission, 2002-09 [1]


  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 15) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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