Dangerfield Family History

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Dangerfield Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name, with fused preposition d(e), for someone from any of the various places in northern France called Angerville, from the Old Norse personal name Ásgeirr (from áss ‘god’ + geirr ‘spear’) + Old French ville ‘settlement’, ‘village’. In England the surname is now found chiefly in the West Midlands.

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

Similar surnames: Waterfield, Mansfield, Canfield, Longfield, Langenfeld, Banfield

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Dangerfield Family Origin

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Dangerfield Family Occupations

What did your Dangerfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Dangerfield. 16% of Dangerfield men worked as a General Labourer and 72% of Dangerfield women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dangerfield were Builders Labourer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Tailors Cutter
  • Retired
  • Builders Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Incapacitated
  • Private Means
  • Housewife

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Dangerfield Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Dangerfield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dangerfield 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 Dangerfield. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Dangerfield. For the veterans among your Dangerfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dangerfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Dangerfield lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Dangerfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Dangerfield in 1943 was 37, and 69 in 2004.

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