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Hirschfeld Family History

Hirschfeld Name Meaning
Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German Hirsch or Yiddish hirsh ‘deer’ + Feld ‘field’.German: topographic name for someone who lived in an area of land frequented by deer (from Middle High German hirz ‘deer’ + feld ‘open country’) or where millet (Middle High German hirs(e)) grew.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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13,339 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,337 Military Records
4,713 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Hirschfeld Families

  • Number of Hirschfeld families
     22 - 41
     8 - 21
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hirschfeld families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Hirschfeld last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Hirschfeld Family Origin

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Hirschfeld Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Hirschfeld

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Hirschfeld Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Hirschfeld Civil War Service Records

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