Horsfield Family History

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Horsfield Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): either a variant of Horsfall, or else a habitational name from an unidentified place named with Old English hors ‘horse’ (perhaps a byname) + feld ‘pasture’, ‘open country’.

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


Similar surnames: Hosfield, Corfield, Cornfield, Orfield, Hartfield, Horsfall, Hatfield

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Horsfield Family Origin

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Horsfield Family Occupations

What did your Horsfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Horsfield occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 30% of Horsfield's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Horsfield family was Farmer. Carpenter, Book Keeper and Capt. On Barge were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Horsfield.

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  • Carpenter

    30%
  • Book Keeper

    10%
  • Capt. On Barge

    10%
  • Farmer

    10%

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

Horsfield Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Horsfield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Horsfield census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Horsfield

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Horsfield. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Horsfield. For the veterans among your Horsfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Horsfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Horsfield lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Horsfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Horsfield in 1957 was 53, and 96 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Horsfield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Horsfield 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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