Frankenfield Family History

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Frankenfield Name Meaning

Americanized form of Frankenfeld, a German habitational name from any of several places named Frankenfeld in central Germany and Bavaria, literally, ‘Franconian open country’, or from the same term as a Jewish (Ashkenazic) ornamental name.

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

Similar surnames: Greenfield, Langenfeld, Frankenberg, Frankenstein, Battenfield

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Frankenfield Family Origin

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Frankenfield Family Occupations

What did your Frankenfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Frankenfield family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Frankenfield. The most common Frankenfield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Frankenfield's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Frankenfield Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Frankenfield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Frankenfield 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 232 immigration records available for the last name Frankenfield. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Frankenfield. For the veterans among your Frankenfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Frankenfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Frankenfield lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Frankenfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Frankenfield in 1957 was 54, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Frankenfield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Frankenfield 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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