Caulfield Family History

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Caulfield Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish: probably a habitational name from a place in England or Scotland named with Old English cald ‘cold’ + feld ‘open country’. There is a Cauldfield near Langholm in Dumfriesshire which is a probable source of the name.

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


Similar surnames: Caufield, Canfield, Mansfield, Wakefield, Corfield, Padfield

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Caulfield Family Origin

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Caulfield Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    3%
  • Annuitant

    2%
  • Dressmaker

    2%
  • Lab

    2%

In 1881, Labourer, Annuitant and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Caulfield. A less common occupation for the Caulfield family was Lab. The most common Caulfield occupation in the UK was Labourer. 3% of Caulfield's were Labourers.

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Caulfield Historical Records

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Caulfield Life Expectancy

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