Hosfeld Family History

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Hosfeld Name Meaning

German: of uncertain origin; possibly a habitational name from a place named Hosenfeld near Fulda (Hesse), or a topographic name (Hossfeld), a derivative of Hose ‘hose’, denoting a field shaped like a leg or a pair of legs (see Hose). Possibly an altered spelling of English Horsfield.

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

Similar surnames: Hosfield, Hosler, Hofeldt, Horsfield, Hausfeld, Boswell, Kornfeld

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Hosfeld Family Origin

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Hosfeld Family Occupations

What did your Hosfeld ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Aft For German Newspaper and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hosfeld. A less common occupation for the Hosfeld family was Blacksmith. The most common Hosfeld occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Hosfeld's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Aft For German Newspaper

  • Barber

  • Blacksmith


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

Hosfeld Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hosfeld. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hosfeld 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 174 immigration records available for the last name Hosfeld. 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 248 military records available for the last name Hosfeld. For the veterans among your Hosfeld ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hosfeld Life Expectancy

What is the average Hosfeld lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Hosfeld life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hosfeld in 1962 was 58, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hosfeld 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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