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Byfield Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived near a patch of open land, from Middle English by ‘by’, ‘beside’ + felde ‘open land, for pasture or cultivation’, or a habitational name with the same meaning, from a place named Byfield, from Old English bi + feld, for example in Northamptonshire.

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


Similar surnames: Barfield, Layfield, Field, Infield, Enfield, Banfield, Belfield

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Byfield Family Origin

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Byfield Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Laundress

    4%
  • Engine Fitter

    2%
  • Labourer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Byfield family was Labourer. Coal Miner, Laundress and Engine Fitter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Byfield. The most common Byfield occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 6% of Byfield's were Coal Miners.

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Byfield Historical Records

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Byfield Life Expectancy

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