Corfield Family History

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Corfield Name Meaning

English (Welsh Marches and West Midlands): habitational name from a place by the river Corve in Shropshire named Corfield, from the river name (which is from Old English corf ‘cutting’) + Old English feld ‘open country’.

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

Similar surnames: Cornfield, Orfield, Cockfield, Burfield, Barfield, Horsfield

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Corfield Family Origin

Where is the Corfield family from?

Corfield Family Occupations

What did your Corfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Corfield occupation in the UK was Farmer. 10% of Corfield's were Farmers. Farmer, Coal Miner and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Corfield. A less common occupation for the Corfield family was Labourer.

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  • Farmer

  • Coal Miner

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Corfield ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Corfield Historical Records

What Corfield family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Corfield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Corfield census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Corfield. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Corfield. For the veterans among your Corfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Corfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Corfield lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Corfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Corfield in 1952 was 29, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Corfield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Corfield ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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