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Dransfield Name Meaning

English (mainly Yorkshire): habitational name, perhaps from Dransfield Hill in Mirfield, West Yorkshire, which contains the Old English genitive of dran ‘drone’ + feld ‘open country’. Dran may be a byname in this instance.

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


Similar surnames: Stansfield, Cranfield, Mansfield, Bradfield, Horsfield, Hatfield

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Dransfield Family Origin

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Dransfield Family Occupations

What did your Dransfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Dransfield occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 9% of Dransfield's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Dransfield family was Woollen Weaver. Coal Miner, Farmer and Stone Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dransfield.

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  • Coal Miner

    9%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Stone Mason

    2%
  • Woollen Weaver

    2%

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Dransfield Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Dransfield ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Dransfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Dransfield lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2003, Dransfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Dransfield in 1956 was 65, and 86 in 2003.

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