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Epstein Ranking

In the United States, the name Epstein is the 3,264th most popular surname with an estimated 9,948 people with that name. [1]

United States Epstein migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Epstein Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Sussmann Epstein, who settled in New York in 1848 with his relatives Caroline and Barbara Epstein
  • G Epstein, who arrived in Texas in 1850-1906 [2]
  • Joseph Epstein, who arrived in Mobile, Ala in 1853 [2]
  • Margaretha Philippine Epstein, who arrived in America in 1857 [2]
  • Isaac Epstein, who landed in Mobile, Ala in 1858 [2]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Epstein (post 1700) +

  • Jason Wolkow Epstein (1928-2022), American editor and publisher, he received the National Book Award for Distinguished Service to American Letters
  • Jeffrey Edward Epstein (1953-2019), American financier and convicted sex offender who died by suicide while in jail
  • Hedy Epstein (1924-2016), German-born, Jewish-American political activist and Holocaust survivor
  • Robert Epstein Ph.D. (b. 1953), American psychologist, professor, author, and journalist
  • Howard Norman "Howie" Epstein (1955-2003), American bassist, best known for his work with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
  • Philip G Epstein (1909-1952), American screen writer in Hollywood
  • Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959), American-born British sculptor who is noted for his busts and his massive, controversial works, such as the marble Venus (1917)
  • Fred J. Epstein (1937-2006), American internationally renowned pediatric neurosurgeon
  • Julius J. Epstein (1909-2000), Oscar-winning American screenwriter
  • Benjamin P. Epstein, American Democratic Party politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1920
  • ... (Another 29 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

  1. "What are the 5,000 Most Common Last Names in the U.S.?".,
  2. Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8) on Facebook