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Highfield Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous minor places so called from Old English heah ‘high’ + feld ‘pasture’, ‘open country’ (see Field).

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


Similar surnames: Winfield, Ashfield, Hatfield, Whitefield, Hadfield, Hairfield

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Highfield Family Origin

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Highfield Family Occupations

What did your Highfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Highfield family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Highfield. The most common Highfield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Highfield's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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Highfield Historical Records

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

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Highfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Highfield lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, Highfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Highfield in 1953 was 40, and 65 in 2004.

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