Cornfield Family History

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Cornfield Name Meaning

English: apparently a topographic name for someone who lived near an area of open land frequented by cranes, from Old English corn, a metathesized form of cron, cran ‘crane’ + feld ‘open country’, or a habitational name from a place name with the same origin. Translation of Jewish or German Kornfeld.

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


Similar surnames: Corfield, Kornfeld, Woodfield, Cockfield, Canfield, Cranfield

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Cornfield Family Origin

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Cornfield Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Com. Traveler

    13%
  • Dry Goods Peddler

    13%
  • Manufacture Of Hosiery

    13%

In 1880, the most common Cornfield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Cornfield's were Farmers. Farmer, Com. Traveler and Dry Goods Peddler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cornfield. A less common occupation for the Cornfield family was Manufacture Of Hosiery.

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Cornfield Historical Records

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Cornfield Life Expectancy

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