14-Day Free Trial GIVE ME ACCESS

Hatfield Family History

Hatfield Name Meaning
English (mainly Yorkshire and central England): habitational name from any of the various places named Hatfield, for example in Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Hertfordshire, and Essex, from Old English h?ð ‘heathland’, ‘heather’ + feld ‘pasture’, ‘open country’.

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

1,818,245 Historical Documents with Hatfield on Ancestry.com
237,933 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
36,420 Military Records
11,841 Immigration Records
159,103 Census and Voter Lists
1,372,948 Member Trees

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Name Distribution of Hatfield Families

  • Number of Hatfield families
     209 - 415
     70 - 208
     1 - 69
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hatfield families
     339 - 675
     114 - 338
     1 - 113
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Hatfield families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Hatfield census records

You can see how Hatfield families moved over time by selecting different Census years.

Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

View all Hatfield census records >

Hatfield Family Origin

Click on a place to view Hatfield immigration records

The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Hatfield families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

View all Hatfield immigration records >

Hatfield Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

Click on a circle in the chart to view Hatfield immigration records

You can find out when most of the Hatfield families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

View all Hatfield immigration records >

Average Life Expectancy for Hatfield

Click on a circle in the chart to view Hatfield birth and death records

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

View all Hatfield ancestors in the SSDI

Hatfield Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Hatfield census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Hatfield ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

View all Hatfield census records >

Hatfield Civil War Service Records

Click to view veteran service records

You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

View all Hatfield military records >

Message Board about Hatfield 1321 Threads, 243 Messages

Look up another family name
×