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Sarsfield Family History

Sarsfield Name Meaning

Irish: of English origin apparently a habitational name from an unidentified place in England. Bearers of this surname settled in counties Dublin Cork and Limerick in Ireland from the 12th century onward.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Mansfield, Stansfield, Garfield, Horsfield, Warfield, Rayfield

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Where is the Sarsfield family from?

You can see how Sarsfield families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sarsfield family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sarsfield families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Sarsfield family living in New York. This was about 50% of all the recorded Sarsfield's in USA. New York and 1 other state had the highest population of Sarsfield families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sarsfield surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sarsfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Sarsfield. 14% of Sarsfield men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Sarsfield women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sarsfield were Clerk and Housewife. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    14%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Clerk
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    14%
  • Clerk
    11%
  • Seamstress
    11%
  • Housewife
    8%
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Passenger Lists

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What is the average Sarsfield lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Sarsfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Sarsfield in 1948 was 63, and 70 in 2004.

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