Kleinfeld Family History

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Kleinfeld Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place in Mecklenburg, but more often a topographic name for someone who worked a smallholding, from Middle High German klein ‘small’ + velt ‘open country’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German klein ‘small’ + feld ‘field’ (Yiddish kleynfeld).

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

Similar surnames: Steinfeld, Kornfeld, Weisfeld, Kleinfelder, Weinfeld, Sternfeld

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Kleinfeld Family Origin

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Kleinfeld Family Occupations

What did your Kleinfeld ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farming, Insurance Agent and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kleinfeld. The most common Kleinfeld occupation in the USA was Farming. 11% of Kleinfeld's were Farmings. A less common occupation for the Kleinfeld family was Lithographer.

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  • Farming

  • Insurance Agent

  • Laborer

  • Lithographer


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

Kleinfeld Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kleinfeld. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kleinfeld 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kleinfeld. 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 452 military records available for the last name Kleinfeld. For the veterans among your Kleinfeld ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kleinfeld Life Expectancy

What is the average Kleinfeld lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Kleinfeld life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Kleinfeld in 1955 was 52, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kleinfeld

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kleinfeld 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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