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Langfield Family History

Langfield Name Meaning

English: variant of Longfield . Americanized form of German Langfeldt or its variant Langfeld.

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


Similar surnames: Longfield, Mansfield, Banfield, Canfield, Layfield, Stansfield

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Where is the Langfield family from?

You can see how Langfield families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Langfield family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Langfield families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1880 there were 10 Langfield families living in New York. This was about 22% of all the recorded Langfield's in USA. New York had the highest population of Langfield families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Langfield surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Langfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cashier were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Langfield. 19% of Langfield men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Langfield women worked as a Cashier. Some less common occupations for Americans named Langfield were New Worker and 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

  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Manager
    13%
  • New Worker
    13%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Cashier
    60%
  • Clerk
    40%
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Langfield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Langfield 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 714 immigration records available for the last name Langfield. 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 644 military records available for the last name Langfield. For the veterans among your Langfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Langfield lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Langfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Langfield in 1963 was 81, and 75 in 2003.

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