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Grunfeld Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German grün ‘green’ + Feld ‘field’. German (Grünfeld): habitational name from any of several places in northern and central Germany named Grünfeld, named with elements meaning ‘green open country’.

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


Similar surnames: Grunwald, Rehfeld, Kornfeld, Greenfeld, Weinfeld, Ehrenfeld, Neufeld

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Grunfeld Family Origin

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Grunfeld Family Occupations

What did your Grunfeld ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Paper Dealer and Stone Mason were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Grunfeld. A less common occupation for the Grunfeld family was Watch Maker. The most common Grunfeld occupation in the USA was Paper Dealer. 33% of Grunfeld's were Paper Dealers.

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  • Paper Dealer

    33%
  • Stone Mason

    33%
  • Watch Maker

    33%

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

Grunfeld Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Grunfeld Life Expectancy

What is the average Grunfeld lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Grunfeld life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Grunfeld in 1962 was 76, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grunfeld

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grunfeld 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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