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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

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Sommerfeld Family Origin

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Sommerfeld Family Occupations

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  • Com Trav Boot Trade

    50%
  • Wool Brokers Porter

    50%

In 1881, Com Trav Boot Trade and Wool Brokers Porter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Sommerfeld. The most common Sommerfeld occupation in the UK was Com Trav Boot Trade. 50% of Sommerfeld's were Com Trav Boot Trades.

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Sommerfeld Historical Records

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Sommerfeld Life Expectancy

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