Enfield Family History

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Enfield Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Middlesex named with the Old English personal name Eana or Old English ean ‘lamb’ + feld ‘open field’.

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

Similar surnames: Kenfield, Infield, Winfield, Belfield, Byfield, Benefield, Banfield

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Enfield Family Origin

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Enfield Family Occupations

What did your Enfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, "Ag Lab", Agricultural Labourer and Boot Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Enfield. The most common Enfield occupation in the UK was "Ag Lab". 5% of Enfield's were "Ag Lab"s. A less common occupation for the Enfield family was Carpenter.

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  • "Ag Lab"

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Boot Maker

  • Carpenter


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

Enfield Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Enfield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Enfield census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Enfield

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Enfield. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Enfield. For the veterans among your Enfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Enfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Enfield lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Enfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Enfield in 1951 was 53, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Enfield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Enfield 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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