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Dangerfield Family History

Dangerfield Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name with fused preposition d(e) for someone from any of various places in northern France called Angerville from the Old Norse personal name Ásgeirr (from áss ‘god’ + geirr ‘spear’) + Old French ville ‘settlement village.'.

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


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

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Where is the Dangerfield family from?

You can see how Dangerfield families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dangerfield family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dangerfield families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 190 Dangerfield families living in London. This was about 21% of all the recorded Dangerfield's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Dangerfield families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dangerfield surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and 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 United Kingdom 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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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    16%
  • Tailors Cutter
    8%
  • Retired
    8%
  • Builders Labourer
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    72%
  • Incapacitated
    3%
  • Private Means
    3%
  • Housewife
    3%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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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