Stanfield Family History

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Stanfield Name Meaning

English (Leicestershire): habitational name from either of two places called Stanfield, in Norfolk and Staffordshire, or a topographic name from Middle English stan(e) ‘stone’ + feld ‘field’.

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

Similar surnames: Stansfield, Banfield, Winfield, Saalfeld, Barnfield, Layfield

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Stanfield Family Origin

Where is the Stanfield family from?

Stanfield Family Occupations

What did your Stanfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Stanfield family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stanfield. The most common Stanfield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Stanfield's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Stanfield Historical Records

What Stanfield family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 59,000 census records available for the last name Stanfield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stanfield 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Stanfield. 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 Stanfield. For the veterans among your Stanfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stanfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Stanfield lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Stanfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Stanfield in 1950 was 50, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stanfield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stanfield 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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