Fjeld Family History

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Fjeld Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of the many farms named with fjell ‘mountain’, ‘rock’.

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


Similar surnames: Mjelde, Fuld, Hjelm, Gjerde, Feld, Fels, Field, Fell, Fifield, Kell

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Fjeld Family Origin

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Fjeld Family Occupations

What did your Fjeld ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fjeld family was Minester. Farmer, Blacksmith and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fjeld. The most common Fjeld occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Fjeld's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Blacksmith

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Minester

    11%

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

Fjeld Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fjeld Life Expectancy

What is the average Fjeld lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Fjeld life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Fjeld in 1963 was 95, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fjeld

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fjeld 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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