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Horsfield Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): variant of Horsfall with folk-etymological substitution of -field for -fall.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


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

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Where is the Horsfield family from?

You can see how Horsfield families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Horsfield family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Horsfield families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 2 Horsfield families living in New York. This was about 50% of all the recorded Horsfield's in USA. New York had the highest population of Horsfield families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Horsfield surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Horsfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Horsfield. 46% of Horsfield men worked as a Salesman and 100% of Horsfield women worked as a Clerk. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
    46%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Manager
    19%
  • Sales Engineer
    19%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    100%
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Census Records

There are 43,000 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.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 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 Cards

There are 2,000 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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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.

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