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Greenfeld Name Meaning

Partly Americanized form of the Ashkenazic Jewish ornamental name Grun(e)feld or Grinfeld, a compound of Yiddish grin + German Feld ‘field’, or of German Grünfeld (see Grunfeld).

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


Similar surnames: Greenfield, Grunfeld, Weinfeld, Kleinfeld, Ehrenfeld, Freifeld

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Greenfeld Family Origin

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Greenfeld Family Occupations

What did your Greenfeld ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Greenfeld occupation in the USA was Cigar Maker. 25% of Greenfeld's were Cigar Makers. A less common occupation for the Greenfeld family was Tailor. Cigar Maker, Market Man and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greenfeld.

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  • Cigar Maker

    25%
  • Market Man

    25%
  • Shoemaker

    25%
  • Tailor

    25%

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

Greenfeld Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Greenfeld Life Expectancy

What is the average Greenfeld lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Greenfeld life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Greenfeld in 1953 was 58, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Greenfeld

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Greenfeld 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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