Rumfelt Family History

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Rumfelt Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Romfeld, from Middle Low German rüm- ‘to clear (land)’ + feld ‘open country’, ‘field’, a topographic name or possibly a metonymic occupational name for someone engaged in clearing woodland, or in some cases a habitational name for someone from Romfelt in the Ardennes. Perhaps an altered spelling of Dutch Rumfels, Rundfeldt, a habitational name from Romfelt (see 1). EG, DEB

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


Similar surnames: Zufelt, Grumet, Grunfeld, Rammel, Umbel, Rudell, Kuffel, Felt, Rummel

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Rumfelt Family Origin

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Rumfelt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rumfelt family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rumfelt. The most common Rumfelt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Rumfelt's were Farmers.

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Rumfelt Historical Records

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Rumfelt Life Expectancy

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