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Hatfield Name Meaning

English (mainly Yorkshire and central England): habitational name from any of the various places named Hatfield, for example in Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Hertfordshire, and Essex, from Old English h?ð ‘heathland’, ‘heather’ + feld ‘pasture’, ‘open country’.

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


Similar surnames: Hadfield, Hartfield, Chatfield, Whitfield, Mayfield, Banfield

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Hatfield Family Origin

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Hatfield Family Occupations

What did your Hatfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hatfield. A less common occupation for the Hatfield family was Carpenter. The most common Hatfield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Hatfield's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

Hatfield Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Hatfield ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Hatfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Hatfield lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, Hatfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Hatfield in 1944 was 33, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hatfield 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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