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Moorefield Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): probably an altered form of the Norman baronial name de Morville, borne by a family who held land in Yorkshire and northern Lancashire in the 12th and 13th centuries.

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


Similar surnames: Bonfield, Bloomfield, Cornfield, Horsfield, Barfield, Morefield

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Moorefield Family Origin

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Moorefield Family Occupations

What did your Moorefield ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Moorefield family was Farm Hand. Farmer, Boot Maker and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moorefield. The most common Moorefield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Moorefield's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Boot Maker

    10%
  • Clerk In Store

    10%
  • Farm Hand

    10%

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

Moorefield Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Moorefield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moorefield census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Moorefield. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Moorefield. For the veterans among your Moorefield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Moorefield Life Expectancy

What is the average Moorefield lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Moorefield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Moorefield in 1944 was 24, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moorefield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Moorefield 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.

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