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Springfield Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Essex, recorded in Domesday Book as Springinghefelda and as Springafelda, probably from Old English Springingafeld ‘pasture (feld) of the people who live by a spring’.

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

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Springfield Family Origin

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Springfield Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Springfield. A less common occupation for the Springfield family was Farm Laborer. The most common Springfield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Springfield's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Springfield | Data not to scale

Springfield Historical Records

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Springfield Life Expectancy

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Famous Springfield Family

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)

Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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