Summerfield Family History

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Summerfield Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Summerfield in Wiltshire. Scottish: variant of Somerville. Americanized form of Ashkenazic Jewish Sommerfeld(t) (see Sommerfeld).

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

Similar surnames: Sommerfeld, Sommerfield, Sutterfield, Summerhill, Sommerfeldt

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Summerfield Family Origin

Where is the Summerfield family from?

Summerfield Family Occupations

What did your Summerfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Summerfield. The most common Summerfield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Summerfield's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Summerfield family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Summerfield Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Summerfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Summerfield lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Summerfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Summerfield in 1951 was 31, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Summerfield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Summerfield 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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