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Feldman Family History

Feldman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial extension of Feld (see Feldmann ). Americanized form of German Feldmann .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Felman, Heldman, Fellman, Fieldman, Waldman, Kelman, Folkman, Follman

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Where is the Feldman family from?

You can see how Feldman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Feldman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Feldman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 49 Feldman families living in Ontario. This was about 46% of all the recorded Feldman's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Feldman families in 1911.
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What did your Feldman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Feldman. 24% of Feldman men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Feldman women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Feldman were Prospector and Clerk. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Tailor
  • Marchande
  • Prospector

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Saleslady
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 97,000 census records available for the last name Feldman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Feldman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 35,000 immigration records available for the last name Feldman. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 17,000 military records available for the last name Feldman. For the veterans among your Feldman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Feldman lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Feldman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Feldman in 1944 was 44, and 81 in 2004.

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