Chesterfield Family History

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Chesterfield Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Derbyshire named Chesterfield, from Old English ceaster ‘Roman fort’ + feld ‘open country’.

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


Similar surnames: Sherfield, Butterfield, Westfield, Whitefield, Chatfield, Chester

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Chesterfield Family Origin

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Chesterfield Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    12%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Coal Porter

    6%
  • Labourer

    6%

In 1881, Farmer, Carpenter and Coal Porter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chesterfield. The most common Chesterfield occupation in the UK was Farmer. 12% of Chesterfield's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Chesterfield family was Labourer.

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Chesterfield Historical Records

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Chesterfield Life Expectancy

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