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Gerstenfeld Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name compound composed of German Gerst(en) ‘barley’ + Feld ‘field’.

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


Similar surnames: Greenfeld, Ehrenfeld, Gerstenkorn, Sternfeld, Wiesenfeld, Steinfeld

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Gerstenfeld Family Origin

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Gerstenfeld Family Occupations

What did your Gerstenfeld ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gerstenfeld occupation in the USA was Button Hole Maker. 50% of Gerstenfeld's were Button Hole Makers. Button Hole Maker and Button Whole Bus. were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gerstenfeld.

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  • Button Hole Maker

    50%
  • Button Whole Bus.

    50%

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Gerstenfeld Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gerstenfeld. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gerstenfeld 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 Gerstenfeld. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Gerstenfeld. For the veterans among your Gerstenfeld ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gerstenfeld Life Expectancy

What is the average Gerstenfeld lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Gerstenfeld life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gerstenfeld in 1963 was 78, and 96 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gerstenfeld

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gerstenfeld 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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