Waterfield Family History

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Waterfield Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Vatierville in Seine-Maritime, France, so named from the personal name Walter + Old French ville ‘settlement’.

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

Similar surnames: Dangerfield, Wakefield, Canfield, Haverfield, Battenfield, Sherfield

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Waterfield Family Origin

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Waterfield Family Occupations

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

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeps House

  • Carpenter


In 1880, a less common occupation for the Waterfield family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Waterfield. The most common Waterfield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Waterfield's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Waterfield | Data not to scale

Waterfield Historical Records

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Waterfield Life Expectancy

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