Herzfeld Family History

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Herzfeld Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of several places called Herzfeld or Herzfelde, mostly in northern German. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German Herz ‘heart’ + Feld ‘field’.

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


Similar surnames: Sternfeld, Neufeld, Herzberg, Weisfeld, Kornfeld, Weinfeld, Rehfeld

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Herzfeld Family Origin

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Herzfeld Family Occupations

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

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  • Clerk

    13%
  • Dry Goods Merchant

    13%
  • Drygoods Merchant

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%

In 1880, the most common Herzfeld occupation in the USA was Clerk. 13% of Herzfeld's were Clerks. Clerk, Dry Goods Merchant and Drygoods Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herzfeld. A less common occupation for the Herzfeld family was Farmer.

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Herzfeld Historical Records

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Herzfeld Life Expectancy

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