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Fifield Family History

Fifield Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of various places called Fifield or Fyfield, of which there are instances in Berkshire, Essex, Oxfordshire, and Wiltshire, all so named from Old English fif ‘five’ + hid ‘hide’. (A hide was a measurement of land area.

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

249,305 Historical Documents with Fifield on Ancestry.com
41,074 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,892 Military Records
2,102 Immigration Records
31,924 Census and Voter Lists
170,313 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Fifield Families

  • Number of Fifield families
     42 - 82
     15 - 41
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Fifield families
     62 - 121
     21 - 61
     1 - 20
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Fifield families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Fifield census records

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Fifield Family Origin

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Fifield Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Fifield

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Fifield Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Fifield census records

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Fifield Civil War Service Records

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