Byfield Family History
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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