Lichtenfeld Family History

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Lichtenfeld Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German Licht ‘light’ + Berg ‘hill’. German: habitational name for someone from any of several places so named in Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Lichtenfels, Lichtenberg, Schoenfeld, Lichtenstein, Wiesenfeld

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Lichtenfeld Family Origin

Where is the Lichtenfeld family from?

Lichtenfeld Family Occupations

What did your Lichtenfeld ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lichtenfeld occupation in the USA was Bellows Maker. 14% of Lichtenfeld's were Bellows Makers. Bellows Maker, Commission Merchant and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lichtenfeld. A less common occupation for the Lichtenfeld family was Lumber Yd Clerk.

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  • Bellows Maker

    14%
  • Commission Merchant

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Lumber Yd Clerk

    14%

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

Lichtenfeld Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lichtenfeld Life Expectancy

What is the average Lichtenfeld lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Lichtenfeld life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lichtenfeld in 1953 was 57, and 97 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lichtenfeld

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lichtenfeld 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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