Schoenfeld Family History

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Schoenfeld Name Meaning

German (Schönfeld): habitational name from any of numerous places named Schönfeld, from Middle High German schoen ‘beautiful’ + velt ‘open country’, ‘field’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German schön ‘beautiful’ + Feld ‘field’.

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

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Schoenfeld Family Origin

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Schoenfeld Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    9%
  • Baker

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Merchant

    7%

In 1880, the most common Schoenfeld occupation in the USA was Farmer. 9% of Schoenfeld's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schoenfeld family was Merchant. Farmer, Baker and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schoenfeld.

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Schoenfeld Historical Records

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Schoenfeld Life Expectancy

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