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Langenfeld Family History

Langenfeld Name Meaning
German: habitational name from any of several places so called from Old High German lang ‘long’ + the dative ending -en + feld ‘open country’, ‘field’, or a topographic name, based on the same elements, for the owner of a long piece of land.

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

20,529 Historical Documents with Langenfeld on Ancestry.com
5,623 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
831 Military Records
439 Immigration Records
2,187 Census and Voter Lists
11,449 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Langenfeld Families

  • Number of Langenfeld families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Langenfeld census records

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Langenfeld Family Origin

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Langenfeld Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Langenfeld

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Langenfeld Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Langenfeld census records

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Langenfeld Civil War Service Records

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