Merrifield Family History
Merrifield Name Meaning
English: habitational name chiefly from Merrifield or Mearfield in Cornwall Merrivale in Devon or from one or more of the six minor places in Devon called Merrifield. Some examples may be from similarly-named lost or unidentified minor localities in Essex Kent and Hampshire or from either of two minor places called Merryfields in Sussex. The placenames derive from Old English myrig ‘merry pleasant’ + feld ‘open country’ (see Field ).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022