Fairfield Family History

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Fairfield Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, for example Fairfield in Derbyshire or Kent, both named from Old English as fæger ‘beautiful’ + feld ‘open country’, or Fairfield in Worcestershire, which is named with Old English fo ‘hog’ + feld.

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


Similar surnames: Hairfield, Whitfield, Winfield, Hatfield, Warfield, Barfield, Fifield

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Fairfield Family Origin

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Fairfield Family Occupations

What did your Fairfield ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fairfield. A less common occupation for the Fairfield family was Laborer. The most common Fairfield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Fairfield's were Farmers.

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Fairfield Historical Records

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Fairfield Life Expectancy

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