Seefeldt Family History

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Seefeldt Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of numerous places named Seefeld, from Middle High German se ‘lake’ + velt ‘open country’.

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

Similar surnames: Rehfeld, Seewald, Hofeldt, Seeber, Misfeldt, Affeldt, Seefeld

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Seefeldt Family Origin

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Seefeldt Family Occupations

What did your Seefeldt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Seefeldt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Seefeldt's were Farmers. Farmer, Commission Merchant Milk Farmer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Seefeldt. A less common occupation for the Seefeldt family was Hardware Merchant.

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  • Farmer

  • Commission Merchant Milk Farmer

  • Farming

  • Hardware Merchant


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Seefeldt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Seefeldt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seefeldt 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 699 immigration records available for the last name Seefeldt. 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 Seefeldt. For the veterans among your Seefeldt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Seefeldt Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Seefeldt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Seefeldt in 1948 was 54, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Seefeldt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Seefeldt 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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