Coffield Family History

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Coffield Name Meaning

English: altered spelling of Cockfield or Caulfield. Americanized spelling of German Kauffeld (see Caufield).

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


Similar surnames: Cofield, Caufield, Coffelt, Coffel, Bonfield, Coffer, Belfield

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Coffield Family Origin

Where is the Coffield family from?

Coffield Family Occupations

What did your Coffield ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Coffield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Coffield's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Coffield family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coffield.

View Census data for Coffield | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Coffield ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Coffield Historical Records

What Coffield family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Coffield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coffield census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Coffield

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Coffield. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Coffield. For the veterans among your Coffield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coffield Life Expectancy

What is the average Coffield lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Coffield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Coffield in 1951 was 48, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coffield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coffield ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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