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Rehfeld Family History

Rehfeld Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of the places, mainly in eastern Germany, so named from Middle German re ‘roe deer’ + feld ‘pasture’, ‘open country’. As a Jewish name, it can be ornamental name, with the same meaning.

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

16,791 Historical Documents with Rehfeld on Ancestry.com
7,412 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,118 Military Records
905 Immigration Records
2,979 Census and Voter Lists
4,377 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Rehfeld Families

  • Number of Rehfeld families
     9 - 15
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Rehfeld families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Rehfeld last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Rehfeld Family Origin

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Rehfeld Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Rehfeld

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Rehfeld Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Rehfeld Civil War Service Records

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