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

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Blacksmith

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Minester

    11%

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

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Fjeld Historical Records

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Fjeld Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fjeld

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