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Bloomfield Name Meaning

Jewish (American): Americanized form of Blumfeld, an ornamental compound of Yiddish blum ‘flower’ + feld ‘field’. English: variant of the Norman habitational name Blundeville, from Blonville-sur-Mer in Calvados, France. The first element is probably an Old Norse personal name; the second is Old French ville ‘settlement’. In the 16th and 17th centuries in England, the endings -field and -ville were often used interchangeably; one branch of the Blundeville family continued using the -ville spelling while another chose Blom(e)field or Bloomfield.

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


Similar surnames: Bonfield, Broomfield, Brownfield, Brookfield, Cockfield, Armfield

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Bloomfield Family Origin

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Bloomfield Family Occupations

What did your Bloomfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bloomfield. A less common occupation for the Bloomfield family was Carpenter. The most common Bloomfield occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 10% of Bloomfield's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    10%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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Bloomfield Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bloomfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Bloomfield lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Bloomfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bloomfield in 1953 was 67, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bloomfield 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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