Sommerfield Family History

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Sommerfield Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Summerfield.

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

Similar surnames: Sommerfeld, Summerfield, Holderfield, Satterfield, Sommerville

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Sommerfield Family Origin

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Sommerfield Family Occupations

What did your Sommerfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sommerfield family was Brakeman. The most common Sommerfield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Sommerfield's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sommerfield.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Merchant

  • Brakeman


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

Sommerfield Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Sommerfield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sommerfield 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 823 immigration records available for the last name Sommerfield. 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 725 military records available for the last name Sommerfield. For the veterans among your Sommerfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sommerfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Sommerfield lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Sommerfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Sommerfield in 1945 was 44, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sommerfield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sommerfield 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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