Barnfield Family History

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Barnfield Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various minor places called Barnfield (near Egerton in Kent) or Barnfields (in Herefordshire and Staffordshire), probably from Middle English barn ‘barn’ + feld ‘area of open country’.

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

Similar surnames: Barfield, Banfield, Cornfield, Warfield, Winfield, Burchfield

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Barnfield Family Origin

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Barnfield Family Occupations

What did your Barnfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barnfield. The most common Barnfield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Barnfield's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Barnfield family was Jeweller.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Farm Laborer

  • Jeweller


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Barnfield ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Barnfield Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Barnfield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barnfield census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Barnfield. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Barnfield. For the veterans among your Barnfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barnfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Barnfield lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Barnfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Barnfield in 1952 was 49, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Barnfield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Barnfield ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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