Rosenfeld Family History

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Rosenfeld Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place of this name, near Wittenberg. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Rosenfeld ‘rose field’.

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

Similar surnames: Rosenwald, Ehrenfeld, Kornfeld, Wiesenfeld, Rosenberg, Rehfeld

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Rosenfeld Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Rosenfeld name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Rosenfeld. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • European Jewish


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Italy


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Rosenfeld Family Origin

Where is the Rosenfeld family from?

Rosenfeld Family Occupations

What did your Rosenfeld ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Merchant, Cigar Maker and Clothier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rosenfeld. The most common Rosenfeld occupation in the USA was Merchant. 7% of Rosenfeld's were Merchants. A less common occupation for the Rosenfeld family was Baker.

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  • Merchant

  • Cigar Maker

  • Clothier

  • Baker


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

Rosenfeld Historical Records

What Rosenfeld family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 33,000 census records available for the last name Rosenfeld. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rosenfeld 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 21,000 immigration records available for the last name Rosenfeld. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Rosenfeld. For the veterans among your Rosenfeld ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rosenfeld Life Expectancy

What is the average Rosenfeld lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Rosenfeld life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Rosenfeld in 1944 was 24, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rosenfeld

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rosenfeld 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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