Caulfield Family History

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Caulfield Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish: probably a habitational name from a place in England or Scotland named with Old English cald ‘cold’ + feld ‘open country’. There is a Cauldfield near Langholm in Dumfriesshire which is a probable source of the name.

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


Similar surnames: Caufield, Canfield, Mansfield, Wakefield, Corfield, Padfield

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Caulfield Family Origin

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Caulfield Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Caulfield family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Caulfield. The most common Caulfield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Caulfield's were Farmers.

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Caulfield Life Expectancy

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