Schoenfeld Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Schoenfeld Name Meaning

German (Schönfeld): habitational name from any of numerous places named Schönfeld, from Middle High German schoen ‘beautiful’ + velt ‘open country’, ‘field’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German schön ‘beautiful’ + Feld ‘field’.

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


Similar surnames: Schoenwald, Sommerfeld, Schoenbeck, Steinfeld, Kornfeld, Ehrenfeld

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Schoenfeld Family Origin

Where is the Schoenfeld family from?

SHOW MORE

Schoenfeld Family Occupations

What did your Schoenfeld ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Retired Clergyman

    100%

In 1881, the most common Schoenfeld occupation in the UK was Retired Clergyman. 100% of Schoenfeld's were Retired Clergymans.

Source: Census data for Schoenfeld | Data not to scale

Schoenfeld Historical Records

What Schoenfeld family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Schoenfeld ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Schoenfeld

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Schoenfeld Life Expectancy

What is the average Schoenfeld lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schoenfeld 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Schoenfeld Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)

Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Look up another name