Barfield Family History
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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