Langenfeld Family History

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Langenfeld Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places so called from Old High German lang ‘long’ + the dative ending -en + feld ‘open country’, ‘field’, or a topographic name, based on the same elements, for the owner of a long piece of land.

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


Similar surnames: Langenberg, Langfield, Longfield, Langendorf, Langenbach, Wiesenfeld

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Langenfeld Family Origin

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Langenfeld Family Occupations

What did your Langenfeld ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Lager Beer Saloon were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Langenfeld. The most common Langenfeld occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Langenfeld's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Langenfeld family was Merchant.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Lager Beer Saloon

    10%
  • Merchant

    10%

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

Langenfeld Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Langenfeld. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Langenfeld 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 505 immigration records available for the last name Langenfeld. 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 858 military records available for the last name Langenfeld. For the veterans among your Langenfeld ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Langenfeld Life Expectancy

What is the average Langenfeld lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Langenfeld life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Langenfeld in 1957 was 48, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Langenfeld

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Langenfeld 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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