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Wiesenfeld Name Meaning

German: topographic name from Middle High German wise ‘meadow’ + vëlt ‘open country’ or a habitational name from any of various places called Wiesenfeld. Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name composed of German Wiesen ‘meadow’ + Feld ‘field’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Schoenfeld, Wiesen, Kleinfeld, Weisfeld, Winterfeld, Sternfeld

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Where is the Wiesenfeld family from?

You can see how Wiesenfeld families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wiesenfeld family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Wiesenfeld families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 13 Wiesenfeld families living in Maryland. This was about 62% of all the recorded Wiesenfeld's in USA. Maryland had the highest population of Wiesenfeld families in 1880.
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What did your Wiesenfeld ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Bookeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Wiesenfeld. 70% of Wiesenfeld men worked as a Salesman and 100% of Wiesenfeld women worked as a Bookeeper. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
  • Cutter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookeeper
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Census Records

There are 810 census records available for the last name Wiesenfeld. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wiesenfeld census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 783 immigration records available for the last name Wiesenfeld. 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 Cards

There are 339 military records available for the last name Wiesenfeld. For the veterans among your Wiesenfeld ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wiesenfeld lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Wiesenfeld life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Wiesenfeld in 1962 was 81, and 92 in 2004.

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