Hatfield Family History
Hatfield Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of various places called Hatfield (East Yorkshire Yorkshire Nottinghamshire Worcestershire Herefordshire Hertfordshire Essex) or Heathfield (Sussex Somerset) though not all of these have given rise to hereditary surnames. The placenames derive from Old English hǣth ‘heath heather’ + feld ‘open country’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press