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Burfield Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Burghfield in Berkshire or Burfield in Sussex. The first is named with Old English beorg ‘hill’ + feld ‘open country’. The second is from Old English burh ‘stronghold’, ‘fortified manor’ + feld.

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

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Burfield Family Origin

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Burfield Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    61%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Hat Finisher

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burfield. The most common Burfield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Burfield's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Burfield family was Hat Finisher.

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Burfield Historical Records

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Burfield Life Expectancy

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