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Chatfield Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Chatfields in Sussex, which is named with the Old English personal name Ceatta (probably a variant of Catta) + Old English feld ‘open country’.

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


Similar surnames: Hatfield, Hartfield, Canfield, Cockfield, Whitfield, Hadfield

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Chatfield Family Origin

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Chatfield Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chatfield. A less common occupation for the Chatfield family was Keeping House. The most common Chatfield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Chatfield's were Farmers.

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Chatfield Historical Records

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Chatfield Life Expectancy

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