Rosenfeld History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Rosenfeld family

The surname Rosenfeld was first found in Swabia, where the name became noted for its many branches within the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied and enrolled by the princes of the region. In their later history the branches became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Early History of the Rosenfeld family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rosenfeld research. Another 105 words (8 lines of text) covering the year 1656 is included under the topic Early Rosenfeld History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Rosenfeld Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Rosefeld, Rosenfelder, Rosenfelt, Rosenfeldt, Rosefeldt, Roesfeld, Roesfeldt, Rozenfeld, Rozenfelt, Rosefield, Rossenfeld, Rossenfeldt, Rossenfelt and many more.

Early Notables of the Rosenfeld family (pre 1700)

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Rosenfeld Ranking

In the United States, the name Rosenfeld is the 5,651st most popular surname with an estimated 4,974 people with that name. [1]


United States Rosenfeld migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rosenfeld Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • A Rosenfeld, who arrived in Texas in 1850-1906 [2]
  • Adolf Rosenfeld, who landed in Texas in 1850-1906 [2]
  • Lippmann Rosenfeld, who landed in New York, NY in 1850 [2]
  • Karoline Rosenfeld, who arrived in America in 1856 [2]
  • Jacob Rosenfeld moved to Texas in 1859
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Rosenfeld (post 1700) +

  • Arthur Hinton "Art" Rosenfeld (1926-2017), American physicist at Berkeley and California energy commissioner, awarded the 2011 Medal for Technology and Innovation by President Obama
  • Stephen Samuel Rosenfeld (1932-2010), American journalist, editor, and columnist for The Washington Post for 40 years
  • Azriel Rosenfeld (1931-2004), American informatics professor
  • Carlota Eugenia Rosenfeld Villarreal (1943-2020), known as Lotty Rosenfeld, an interdisciplinary artist based in Santiago, Chile
  • Andrew Ian Rosenfeld (1962-2015), British businessman, co-founder, Chief Executive, and chairman of Minerva plc
  • Léon Rosenfeld (1904-1974), Belgian physicist
  • Jesse Rosenfeld (b. 1983), Australian stage, television, and film actor
  • Fanny "Bobbie" Rosenfeld (1904-1969), Gold Medal-winning Canadian Olympic athlete
  • Florence Rosenfeld Howe (1929-2020), American author, publisher, literary scholar and historian

Triangle Waist Company
  • Miss Gussie Rosenfeld (b. 1889), Russian Jewish garment worker who was working at Triangle Waist Company factory at the Asch building in Greenwich Village on the 25th March 1911 when fire broke out; she died in the fire [3]
  • Miss Rose Rosenfeld, American worker who was at Triangle Waist Company factory at the Asch building in Greenwich Village on the 25th March 1911 when fire broke out; she survived the fire [3]


  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  3. ^ Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire (retrieved on 3rd August 2021.) Retrieved from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triangle_Shirtwaist_Factory_fire


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