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Cockfield Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of three places: the first, Cockfield in Durham, is named from an Old English personal name Cocca + feld ‘open country’; the second, Cockfield in Suffolk, is named from an Old English personal name Cohha, with the same second element; and the third, Cuckfield in Sussex, is believed to be from an Old English personal name Cuca + feld.

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


Similar surnames: Corfield, Cornfield, Chatfield, Winkfield, Canfield, Oldfield

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Cockfield Family Origin

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Cockfield Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Chips Turpentine

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Works In Turpentine

    8%

In 1880, Farmer, Chips Turpentine and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cockfield. A less common occupation for the Cockfield family was Works In Turpentine. The most common Cockfield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Cockfield's were Farmers.

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Cockfield Life Expectancy

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