Edenfield Family History

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Edenfield Name Meaning

Probably English: habitational name from a place in Greater Manchester (formerly in Lancashire), so named from Old English eg ‘well-watered land’ + tun ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’ + feld ‘open country’. However, there are no records of this as a surname in the British Isles today, and it may have been adopted by settlers on arrival in the U.S. This name is concentrated in the GA and FL.

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


Similar surnames: Kenfield, Enfield, Winfield, Benefield, Sheffield, Belfield

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Edenfield Family Origin

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Edenfield Family Occupations

What did your Edenfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Agricultural Labourer Servant and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Edenfield. 17% of Edenfield men worked as an Agricultural Labourer Servant and 84% of Edenfield women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Edenfield were Permanent Way Station Man Lner and Packer Workers

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Agricultural Labourer Servant
    17%
  • Caretaker
    17%
  • Cotton Weft Warehouseman
    17%
  • Permanent Way Station Man Lner
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    84%
  • Packer Workers
    17%

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

Edenfield Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Edenfield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Edenfield 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 403 immigration records available for the last name Edenfield. 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 Edenfield. For the veterans among your Edenfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Edenfield Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Edenfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Edenfield in 1944 was 25, and 73 in 2004.

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