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Fifield Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Fifield or Fyfield, of which there are instances in Berkshire, Essex, Oxfordshire, and Wiltshire, all so named from Old English fif ‘five’ + hid ‘hide’. (A hide was a measurement of land area.)

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


Similar surnames: Winfield, Infield, Fairfield, Byfield, Enfield, Hatfield, Orfield

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Fifield Family Origin

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Fifield Family Occupations

What did your Fifield ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Fifield. 20% of Fifield men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Fifield women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fifield were Truck Driver and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    9%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Teacher
    7%
  • Housewife
    7%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Fifield Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Fifield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fifield 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Fifield. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Fifield. For the veterans among your Fifield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fifield Life Expectancy

What is the average Fifield lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Fifield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Fifield in 1944 was 42, and 78 in 2004.

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