Bradfield Family History

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Bradfield Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the places in Berkshire, Devon, Essex, Suffolk, South Yorkshire, and elsewhere named Bradford, from Old English brad ‘broad’ + feld ‘open country’.

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

Similar surnames: Brayfield, Bearfield, Hadfield, Banfield, Padfield, Cranfield

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Bradfield Family Origin

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Bradfield Family Occupations

What did your Bradfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bradfield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Bradfield's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bradfield family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bradfield.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer


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

Bradfield Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 44,000 census records available for the last name Bradfield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bradfield 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Bradfield. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Bradfield. For the veterans among your Bradfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bradfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Bradfield lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Bradfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Bradfield in 1940 was 36, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bradfield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bradfield 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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