Widowfield Family History

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Widowfield Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Widdifield, Litchfield, Winfield, Bloomfield, Woodfield, Edenfield

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Widowfield Family Origin

Where is the Widowfield family from?

Widowfield Family Occupations

What did your Widowfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Iron Moulder, Coal Screener and Engine Fitter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Widowfield. The most common Widowfield occupation in the UK was Iron Moulder. 33% of Widowfield's were Iron Moulders. A less common occupation for the Widowfield family was Horse Farrier.

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  • Iron Moulder

  • Coal Screener

  • Engine Fitter

  • Horse Farrier


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

Widowfield Historical Records

What Widowfield family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 385 census records available for the last name Widowfield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Widowfield census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Widowfield

Passenger List

There are 4 immigration records available for the last name Widowfield. 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 17 military records available for the last name Widowfield. For the veterans among your Widowfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Widowfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Widowfield lifespan?

Between 1980 and 1993, in the United States, Widowfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Widowfield in 1980 was 47, and 32 in 1993.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Widowfield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Widowfield 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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