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Bonfield Name Meaning

Irish and English (of Norman origin): habitational name, altered by folk etymology, from any of three places in northern France called Bonneville, from Old French bonne ‘good’ + ville ‘settlement’. In the 16th and 17th centuries in England, the endings -field and -ville were confused; one branch of a family might continue using the first spelling while another chose the second.

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


Similar surnames: Banfield, Winfield, Bonifield, Belfield, Longfield, Canfield

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Bonfield Family Origin

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Bonfield Family Occupations

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  • Stone Mason

    7%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bonfield family was Farmer. The most common Bonfield occupation in the UK was Stone Mason. 7% of Bonfield's were Stone Masons. Stone Mason, Agricultural Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bonfield.

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