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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

What did your Herzfeld ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Herzfeld family was Farmer. 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.

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  • Clerk

    13%
  • Dry Goods Merchant

    13%
  • Drygoods Merchant

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%

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.

Herzfeld Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Herzfeld. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Herzfeld census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Herzfeld

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Herzfeld. 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 Herzfeld. For the veterans among your Herzfeld ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Herzfeld Life Expectancy

What is the average Herzfeld lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Herzfeld life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Herzfeld in 1957 was 53, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Herzfeld

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Herzfeld 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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