Widdifield Family History

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Widdifield Name Meaning

English: habitational name from an unidentified place, perhaps Widefield in Devon or Buckinghamshire, named in Old English with wid ‘wide’ + feld ‘open country’.

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


Similar surnames: Winkfield, Winfield, Woodfield, Hadfield, Bradfield, Merrifield

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Widdifield Family Origin

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Widdifield Family Occupations

What did your Widdifield ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Widdifield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Widdifield's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Widdifield family was Hardware. Farmer, Keeping House and Clerk In Water Dept. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Widdifield.

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Clerk In Water Dept.

    8%
  • Hardware

    8%

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

Widdifield Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Widdifield Life Expectancy

What is the average Widdifield lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Widdifield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Widdifield in 1948 was 77, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Widdifield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Widdifield 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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