Bielefeld Family History

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Bielefeld Name Meaning

German and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): habitational name from the city of this name in Westphalia. See also Biehle.

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


Similar surnames: Bienenfeld, Wiesenfeld, Bieler, Bernfeld, Saalfeld, Neufeld, Herzfeld

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Bielefeld Family Origin

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Bielefeld Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Blacksmiths Helper

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bielefeld. A less common occupation for the Bielefeld family was Blacksmiths Helper. The most common Bielefeld occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Bielefeld's were Farmers.

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Bielefeld Historical Records

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Bielefeld Life Expectancy

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