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Dransfield Name Meaning

English (mainly Yorkshire): habitational name, perhaps from Dransfield Hill in Mirfield, West Yorkshire, which contains the Old English genitive of dran ‘drone’ + feld ‘open country’. Dran may be a byname in this instance.

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


Similar surnames: Stansfield, Cranfield, Mansfield, Bradfield, Horsfield, Hatfield

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Dransfield Family Origin

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Dransfield Family Occupations

What did your Dransfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dransfield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Dransfield's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dransfield family was Machinist. Farmer, Keeping House and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dransfield.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Brick Mason

    11%
  • Machinist

    11%

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

Dransfield Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Dransfield. 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 Dransfield. For the veterans among your Dransfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dransfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Dransfield lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2003, in the United States, Dransfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Dransfield in 1956 was 65, and 86 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dransfield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dransfield 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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