Caufield Family History

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Caufield Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant spelling of Caulfield. Americanized form of German Kauffeld, a development from Kaufwald, seemingly topographic names with the familiar suffixes -feld ‘open country’, -wald ‘wood(s)’, but actually derivatives or nicknames from Old High German kouf ‘trade’, ‘purchase’. See Koff.

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

Similar surnames: Cofield, Caulfield, Canfield, Coffield, Field, Garfield, Chatfield

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Caufield Family Origin

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Caufield Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Caufield family was Brick Mason. The most common Caufield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Caufield's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Caufield.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Brick Mason


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Caufield Historical Records

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Caufield Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Caufield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Caufield in 1944 was 40, and 80 in 2004.

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