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Infield Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English infeld ‘land near the homestead or village’, or a habitational name from any of various minor places named with this term, for example In Field in Humberside or Infield House in Lancashire.

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


Similar surnames: Winfield, Enfield, Byfield, Banfield, Fifield, Barfield, Barnfield

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Where is the Infield family from?

You can see how Infield families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Infield family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Infield families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 6 Infield families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 50% of all the recorded Infield's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Infield families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Infield surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Infield ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Infield. 29% of Infield men worked as a Farmer and 67% of Infield women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Infield were Farm Laborer and Maid. .

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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

  • Farmer
    29%
  • Laborer
    26%
  • Salesman
    16%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    67%
  • Maid
    34%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Infield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Infield 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 399 immigration records available for the last name Infield. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Infield. For the veterans among your Infield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Infield lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Infield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Infield in 1963 was 78, and 73 in 2004.

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