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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 ‘area of open country’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental from German Feld (see 1). In some cases it could be a shortened form of any of the various compound names beginning with German Feld.

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


Similar surnames: Field, Fell, Fels, Held, Felde, Wald, Fall, Feig, Weld, Fey

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Feld Family Origin

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Feld Family Occupations

What did your Feld ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Feld family was Carpenter. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Feld. The most common Feld occupation in the USA was Laborer. 16% of Feld's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    16%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Feld Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Feld Life Expectancy

What is the average Feld lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Feld life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Feld in 1952 was 50, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Feld

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Feld 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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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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