Satterfield Family History

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Satterfield Name Meaning

English: variant of Satterthwaite.

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

Similar surnames: Sutterfield, Summerfield, Sommerfield, Waterfield, Latterell

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Satterfield Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Satterfield name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Satterfield. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Norway


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Satterfield Family Origin

Where is the Satterfield family from?

Satterfield Family Occupations

What did your Satterfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Satterfield. The most common Satterfield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Satterfield's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Satterfield family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Satterfield Historical Records

What Satterfield family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 37,000 census records available for the last name Satterfield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Satterfield 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 Satterfield. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Satterfield. For the veterans among your Satterfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Satterfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Satterfield lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Satterfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1956. The average life expectancy for Satterfield in 1943 was 28, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Satterfield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Satterfield 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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