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Orfield Name Meaning

Possibly English: habitational name from Horfield, Gloucestershire, named with Old English horu ‘mud’, ‘dirt’ + feld ‘open country’.

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


Similar surnames: Corfield, Berfield, Burfield, Horsfield, Enfield, Warfield, Byfield

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Orfield Family Origin

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Orfield Family Occupations

What did your Orfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Orfield occupation in the USA was Renter. 60% of Orfield's were Renters. Renter and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Orfield.

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  • Renter

    60%
  • Farmer

    40%

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

Orfield Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Orfield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Orfield 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 Orfield. 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 Orfield. For the veterans among your Orfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Orfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Orfield lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Orfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Orfield in 1952 was 34, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Orfield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Orfield 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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