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

What did your Bielefeld ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Blacksmiths Helper

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bielefeld ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bielefeld Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bielefeld. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bielefeld census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bielefeld. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bielefeld. For the veterans among your Bielefeld ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bielefeld Life Expectancy

What is the average Bielefeld lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Bielefeld life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Bielefeld in 1952 was 30, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bielefeld

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bielefeld ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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