Biesterfeld Family History

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Biesterfeld Name Meaning

German: habitational name from either of two places called Biesterfeld, in Lippe and Oldenburg.

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


Similar surnames: Wiesenfeld, Winterfeld, Binsfeld, Sternfeld, Westerhold, Westfield

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Biesterfeld Family Origin

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Biesterfeld Family Occupations

What did your Biesterfeld ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Biesterfeld occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Biesterfeld's were Farmers. Farmer and Cabinet Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Biesterfeld. A less common occupation for the Biesterfeld family was Brass Finisher.

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Cabinet Maker

    29%
  • Brass Finisher

    14%

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

Biesterfeld Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Biesterfeld. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Biesterfeld 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 Biesterfeld. 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 Biesterfeld. For the veterans among your Biesterfeld ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Biesterfeld Life Expectancy

What is the average Biesterfeld lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Biesterfeld life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Biesterfeld in 1961 was 52, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Biesterfeld

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Biesterfeld 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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