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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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Keeping House

    18%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Brick Mason

    2%

In 1880, 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. A less common occupation for the Caufield family was Brick Mason.

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Caufield Life Expectancy

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