Layfield Family History
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Layfield Name Meaning
English: topographic name for someone who lived by a field that was untilled or used for pasture, from Middle English leye ‘meadow’, ‘pasture’, ‘fallow’ + feld ‘open country’, ‘field’, or a habitational name from Leyfield in Nottinghamshire, which has the same meaning.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Mayfield, Byfield, Barfield, Hatfield, Padfield, Langfield, Delafield