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Greenfield Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of numerous minor places named Greenfield, from Old English grene ‘green’ + feld ‘pasture’, ‘open country’ (see Field). English: variant of Granville. English translation of German and Ashkenazic Jewish Grünfeld (see Grunfeld).

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


Similar surnames: Greenfeld, Greenhill, Grunfeld, Greenwood, Enfield, Sheffield

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Greenfield Family Origin

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Greenfield Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greenfield. A less common occupation for the Greenfield family was Keeping House. The most common Greenfield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Greenfield's were Farmers.

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Greenfield Historical Records

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Greenfield Life Expectancy

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