Edenfield Family History

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Edenfield Name Meaning

Probably English: habitational name from a place in Greater Manchester (formerly in Lancashire), so named from Old English eg ‘well-watered land’ + tun ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’ + feld ‘open country’. However, there are no records of this as a surname in the British Isles today, and it may have been adopted by settlers on arrival in the U.S. This name is concentrated in the GA and FL.

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

Similar surnames: Kenfield, Enfield, Winfield, Benefield, Sheffield, Belfield

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Edenfield Family Origin

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Edenfield Family Occupations

What did your Edenfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Edenfield. A less common occupation for the Edenfield family was Farm Laborer. The most common Edenfield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Edenfield's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer


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Edenfield Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Edenfield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Edenfield 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 403 immigration records available for the last name Edenfield. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Edenfield. For the veterans among your Edenfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Edenfield Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Edenfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Edenfield in 1944 was 25, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Edenfield 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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