Sommerfeld Family History
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Sommerfeld Name Meaning
German: habitational name from any of several places so named. German: topographic name from fields so named because they were cultivated only in the summer, from Middle High German sumer, Middle Low German somer ‘summer’ + Middle High German, Middle Low German velt ‘open country’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German Sommer ‘summer’ + Feld ‘field’. Compare Sommer. English: variant of Summerfield.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Sonnenfeld, Sommer, Schoenfeld, Sommerfeldt, Wiesenfeld, Sternfeld