Duffield Family History

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Duffield Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Derbyshire and East Yorkshire, so named from Old English dufe ‘dove’ + feld ‘open country’.

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


Similar surnames: Burfield, Oldfield, Sheffield, Mayfield, Hadfield, Kenfield

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Duffield Family Origin

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Duffield Family Occupations

What did your Duffield ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Duffield. The most common Duffield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Duffield's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Duffield family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    3%

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

Duffield Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Duffield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Duffield 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 Duffield. 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 Duffield. For the veterans among your Duffield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Duffield Life Expectancy

What is the average Duffield lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Duffield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Duffield in 1947 was 30, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Duffield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Duffield 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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