Berfield Family History

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Berfield Name Meaning

English: possibly a habitational name from Burghfield in Berkshire, named from Old English beorg ‘hill’ + feld ‘open country’.

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

Similar surnames: Burfield, Bearfield, Belfield, Barfield, Benefield, Orfield, Kenfield

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Berfield Family Origin

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Berfield Family Occupations

What did your Berfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Alloy Furnaceman Hevy Worker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Berfield. 6% of Berfield men worked as an Alloy Furnaceman Hevy Worker and 53% of Berfield women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Berfield were Builder Olonhacher and Calico Rag Sorter

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Alloy Furnaceman Hevy Worker
  • Automobile Association Road Officer
  • Bricklayer
  • Builder Olonhacher

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Dairy Maid
  • Bank Clerk (shorthand Typist)
  • Calico Rag Sorter

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Berfield Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Berfield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Berfield 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 145 immigration records available for the last name Berfield. 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 361 military records available for the last name Berfield. For the veterans among your Berfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Berfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Berfield lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Berfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Berfield in 1963 was 85, and 92 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Berfield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Berfield 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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