Neufeld Family History

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Neufeld Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places called Neufeld, also the German name for Konielspol near Lódz in Poland. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Neufeld ‘new field’.

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

Similar surnames: Rehfeld, Herzfeld, Grunfeld, Newfield, Feld, Neufeldt, Bergfeld

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Neufeld Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Neufeld name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Neufeld. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • European Jewish


  • Sweden


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Neufeld Family Origin

Where is the Neufeld family from?

Neufeld Family Occupations

What did your Neufeld ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Going To School and Farmer; Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Neufeld. The most common Neufeld occupation in Canada was Farmer. 46% of Neufeld's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Neufeld family was Farmers Son.

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  • Farmer

  • Going To School

  • Farmer; Son

  • Farmers Son


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

Neufeld Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Neufeld. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Neufeld 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Neufeld. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Neufeld. For the veterans among your Neufeld ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Neufeld Life Expectancy

What is the average Neufeld lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Neufeld life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Neufeld in 1948 was 26, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Neufeld 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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