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Mayfield Family History

Mayfield Name Meaning
English: habitational name from places so named in Staffordshire and Sussex. The former was named in Old English as ‘open country (feld) where madder (mæddre) grows’, while the latter was named as ‘open country where mayweed (mægðe) grows’. The surname is now most common in Nottinghamshire.

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

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150,996 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
21,402 Military Records
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Name Distribution of Mayfield Families

  • Number of Mayfield families
     263 - 524
     88 - 262
     1 - 87
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Mayfield families
     125 - 248
     42 - 124
     1 - 41
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Mayfield families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Mayfield Family Origin

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Mayfield Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Mayfield

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Mayfield Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Mayfield Civil War Service Records

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