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Blumfield Family History

Blumfield 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: Brumfield, Bloomfield, Burfield, Bromfield, Rumfield, Bonfield

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Where is the Blumfield family from?

You can see how Blumfield families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Blumfield family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Blumfield families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there were 18 Blumfield families living in London. This was about 17% of all the recorded Blumfield's in the UK. London had the highest population of Blumfield families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Blumfield surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Blumfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Blumfield. 91% of Blumfield women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties.

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

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    91%
  • Dairy poultry Farming Own Farm
    10%
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What Blumfield family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Blumfield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blumfield census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 328 immigration records available for the last name Blumfield. 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 Cards

There are 172 military records available for the last name Blumfield. For the veterans among your Blumfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Blumfield lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Blumfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Blumfield in 1963 was 65, and 81 in 2004.

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