Belfield Family History

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Belfield Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Midlands): habitational name from a place in Greater Manchester called Belfield, from the name of the Beal river + Old English feld ‘open country’. The river name is possibly from Old English beogol ‘winding’. Possibly an Americanized spelling of French Belleville.

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

Similar surnames: Berfield, Enfield, Corfield, Benefield, Byfield, Burfield, Kenfield

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Belfield Family Origin

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Belfield Family Occupations

What did your Belfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Belfield. A less common occupation for the Belfield family was Gardener. The most common Belfield occupation in the UK was Farmer. 9% of Belfield's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Annuitant

  • Gardener


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

Belfield Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Belfield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Belfield 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Belfield. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Belfield. For the veterans among your Belfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Belfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Belfield lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Belfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Belfield in 1948 was 39, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Belfield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Belfield 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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