Kornfeld Family History

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Kornfeld Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places in former Silesia and East Prussia named Kornfelde or topographic name for someone who lived by a cornfield, from Middle High German korn ‘grain’ + veld ‘open country’, ‘field’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Kornfeld ‘cornfield’.

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

Similar surnames: Dornfeld, Cornfield, Kleinfeld, Grunfeld, Sternfeld, Bernfeld

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Kornfeld Family Origin

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Kornfeld Family Occupations

What did your Kornfeld ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Branch Manager Anglo Czecko Bank and Domestic Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kornfeld. 17% of Kornfeld men worked as a Branch Manager Anglo Czecko Bank and 50% of Kornfeld women worked as a Domestic Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kornfeld were Mechanic and Domestic Servant (paid

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Branch Manager Anglo Czecko Bank
  • Chemical Manufacturing Merchant Retired
  • Mangling Director Of Sales Electric Factor Merchant
  • Mechanic

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Domestic Servant
  • Cook General
  • Domestic Maid (general D)
  • Domestic Servant (paid

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

Kornfeld Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kornfeld. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kornfeld 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Kornfeld. 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 Kornfeld. For the veterans among your Kornfeld ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kornfeld Life Expectancy

What is the average Kornfeld lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Kornfeld life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kornfeld in 1953 was 72, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kornfeld

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