Feld Family History
Feld Name Meaning
German: topographic name for someone who lived on ground which had been cleared of forest but not brought into cultivation from Middle High German velt ‘field area of open country’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name from German Feld ‘field area of open country’ (see 1 above). In some cases it could be a shortened form of any of various compound names beginning with German Feld Yiddish feld felt ‘field’. Compare Field .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022