Sherfield Family History

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Sherfield Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place so named in Hampshire, named from Old English scir ‘bright’ + feld ‘open country’.

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


Similar surnames: Sheffield, Berfield, Overfield, Hairfield, Kenfield, Edenfield

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Sherfield Family Origin

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Sherfield Family Occupations

What did your Sherfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sherfield family was Farm Hand. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sherfield. The most common Sherfield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Sherfield's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Farm Hand

    5%

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

Sherfield Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Sherfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Sherfield lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Sherfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Sherfield in 1962 was 65, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sherfield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sherfield 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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