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Hirschfeld Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German Hirsch or Yiddish hirsh ‘deer’ + Feld ‘field’. German: topographic name for someone who lived in an area of land frequented by deer (from Middle High German hirz ‘deer’ + feld ‘open country’) or where millet (Middle High German hirs(e)) grew.

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

Similar surnames: Hirschberg, Hirsch, Wiesenfeld, Hirschler, Hirschhorn, Rehfeld

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Hirschfeld Family Origin

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Hirschfeld Family Occupations

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In 1921, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Hirschfeld. 34% of Hirschfeld men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Laborer
  • Merchant
  • Salesman

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

Hirschfeld Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hirschfeld Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Hirschfeld life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hirschfeld in 1958 was 47, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hirschfeld

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