Merrifield Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Merrifield Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, such as Merryfield in Devon and Cornwall or Mirfield in West Yorkshire, all named with the Old English elements myrige ‘pleasant’ + feld ‘pasture’, ‘open country’ (see Field).

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

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Merrifield Family Origin

Where is the Merrifield family from?

SHOW MORE

Merrifield Family Occupations

What did your Merrifield ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    44%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Merrifield. The most common Merrifield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Merrifield's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Merrifield family was Laborer.

Source: Census data for Merrifield | Data not to scale

Merrifield Historical Records

What Merrifield family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Merrifield ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Merrifield

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Merrifield Life Expectancy

What is the average Merrifield lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Merrifield 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Merrifield Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)

James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Look up another name