Padfield Family History

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Padfield Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Derbyshire (or some other minor place with the same name), named in Old English with the personal name Pad(d)a + feld ‘pasture’, ‘open country’.

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

Similar surnames: Hadfield, Canfield, Hatfield, Warfield, Barfield, Oldfield, Bradfield

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Padfield Family Origin

Where is the Padfield family from?

Padfield Family Occupations

What did your Padfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Padfield family was Constable. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Padfield. The most common Padfield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Padfield's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Constable


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

Padfield Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Padfield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Padfield 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Padfield. 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 Padfield. For the veterans among your Padfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Padfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Padfield lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Padfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Padfield in 1960 was 37, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Padfield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Padfield 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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