Hirschfeld Family History

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Hirschfeld Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German Hirsch or Yiddish hirsh ‘deer’ + Feld ‘field’. German: topographic name for someone who lived in an area of land frequented by deer (from Middle High German hirz ‘deer’ + feld ‘open country’) or where millet (Middle High German hirs(e)) grew.

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


Similar surnames: Hirschberg, Hirsch, Wiesenfeld, Hirschler, Hirschhorn, Rehfeld

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Hirschfeld Family Origin

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Hirschfeld Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    11%
  • Merchant Tailor

    7%
  • Stonecutter

    7%
  • Agent

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hirschfeld family was Agent. The most common Hirschfeld occupation in the USA was Farmer. 11% of Hirschfeld's were Farmers. Farmer, Merchant Tailor and Stonecutter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hirschfeld.

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Hirschfeld Historical Records

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Hirschfeld Life Expectancy

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