Kornfeld Family History

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Kornfeld Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places in former Silesia and East Prussia named Kornfelde or topographic name for someone who lived by a cornfield, from Middle High German korn ‘grain’ + veld ‘open country’, ‘field’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Kornfeld ‘cornfield’.

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


Similar surnames: Dornfeld, Cornfield, Kleinfeld, Grunfeld, Sternfeld, Bernfeld

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Kornfeld Family Origin

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Kornfeld Family Occupations

What did your Kornfeld ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Cigar Dealer and Cigar Packer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kornfeld. The most common Kornfeld occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Kornfeld's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Kornfeld family was Makes Cigars.

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • Cigar Dealer

    17%
  • Cigar Packer

    17%
  • Makes Cigars

    17%

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Kornfeld Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kornfeld Life Expectancy

What is the average Kornfeld lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Kornfeld life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kornfeld in 1953 was 72, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kornfeld

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kornfeld 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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