Sternfeld Family History

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Sternfeld Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of various places called Sternfeld, in most cases composed of Middle High German ster ‘ram’ + feld ‘fiels’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Stern ‘star’ + Feld ‘field’.

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


Similar surnames: Steinfeld, Herzfeld, Kleinfeld, Kornfeld, Sternberg, Wiesenfeld

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Sternfeld Family Origin

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Sternfeld Family Occupations

What did your Sternfeld ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sternfeld occupation in the USA was Dealer In Hides. 25% of Sternfeld's were Dealer In Hidess. A less common occupation for the Sternfeld family was Leather Mcht.. Dealer In Hides, Dry Goods Merchant and Importer Of Leather were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sternfeld.

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  • Dealer In Hides

    25%
  • Dry Goods Merchant

    25%
  • Importer Of Leather

    25%
  • Leather Mcht.

    25%

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

Sternfeld Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Sternfeld Life Expectancy

What is the average Sternfeld lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Sternfeld life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Sternfeld in 1958 was 47, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sternfeld

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sternfeld 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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