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Feldt Family History

Feldt Name Meaning

North German: variant of Feld.

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


Similar surnames: Felde, Feidt, Feld, Heldt, Felch, Felder, Oldt, Holdt, Fendt, Reidt

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Where is the Feldt family from?

You can see how Feldt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Feldt family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Feldt families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 45 Feldt families living in Wisconsin. This was about 35% of all the recorded Feldt's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Feldt families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Feldt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Feldt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Feldt. 23% of Feldt men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Feldt women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Feldt were Carpenter and Maid. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    14%
  • Housewife
    14%
  • Stenographer
    14%
  • Maid
    11%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Feldt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Feldt census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Feldt. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Feldt. For the veterans among your Feldt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Feldt lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Feldt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Feldt in 1955 was 53, and 77 in 2004.

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