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Barfield Name Meaning

habitational name, probably from Bardfield in Essex, which is named with an unattested Old English byrde ‘(river) bank’, ‘border’ + feld ‘open land’. The name is still most common in northern Essex. topographic name for someone who lived in an area where barley was cultivated, from Middle English berefeld.

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

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Barfield Family Origin

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Barfield Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barfield. A less common occupation for the Barfield family was Farm Laborer. The most common Barfield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Barfield's were Farmers.

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Barfield Historical Records

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Barfield Life Expectancy

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