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Einstein (n.)

as a type-name for a person of genius, 1920, in reference to German-born theoretical physicist Albert Einstein (1879-1955), who was world-famous from 1919 through media accounts of his work in theoretical physics. According to "German-American Names" (George F. Jones, 3rd ed., 2006) it means literally "place encompassed by a stone wall."

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Definitions of Einstein from WordNet

Einstein (n.)
physicist born in Germany who formulated the special theory of relativity and the general theory of relativity; Einstein also proposed that light consists of discrete quantized bundles of energy (later called photons) (1879-1955);
Synonyms: Albert Einstein
Einstein (n.)
someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality;
Synonyms: genius / mastermind / brain / brainiac
From wordnet.princeton.edu