Sommerfeld Family History

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Sommerfeld Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places so named. German: topographic name from fields so named because they were cultivated only in the summer, from Middle High German sumer, Middle Low German somer ‘summer’ + Middle High German, Middle Low German velt ‘open country’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German Sommer ‘summer’ + Feld ‘field’. Compare Sommer. English: variant of Summerfield.

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


Similar surnames: Sonnenfeld, Sommer, Schoenfeld, Sommerfeldt, Wiesenfeld, Sternfeld

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Sommerfeld Family Origin

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Sommerfeld Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Cooper

    9%
  • Day Laborer

    9%

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In 1880, the most common Sommerfeld occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Sommerfeld's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sommerfeld family was Day Laborer. Farmer, Blacksmith and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sommerfeld.

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Sommerfeld Historical Records

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Sommerfeld Life Expectancy

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