Greenfeld Family History

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Greenfeld Name Meaning

Partly Americanized form of the Ashkenazic Jewish ornamental name Grun(e)feld or Grinfeld, a compound of Yiddish grin + German Feld ‘field’, or of German Grünfeld (see Grunfeld).

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


Similar surnames: Greenfield, Grunfeld, Weinfeld, Kleinfeld, Ehrenfeld, Freifeld

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Greenfeld Family Origin

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Greenfeld Family Occupations

What did your Greenfeld ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Butcher Retired(incapacit and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Greenfeld. 7% of Greenfeld men worked as a Butcher Retired(incapacit and 46% of Greenfeld women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Greenfeld were Draper dealer and Domestic Unpaid

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Butcher Retired(incapacit
    7%
  • Chemist druggist Pharmacy Manager Of Retail Pharmacy
    7%
  • Corporation Accountant Clerk
    7%
  • Draper dealer
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    46%
  • Assisting In Above
    5%
  • Dantic Servant
    5%
  • Domestic Unpaid
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Greenfeld Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Greenfeld. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Greenfeld 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 Greenfeld. 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 453 military records available for the last name Greenfeld. For the veterans among your Greenfeld ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Greenfeld Life Expectancy

What is the average Greenfeld lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Greenfeld life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Greenfeld in 1953 was 58, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Greenfeld

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Greenfeld 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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