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Highfield Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous minor places so called from Old English heah ‘high’ + feld ‘pasture’, ‘open country’ (see Field).

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


Similar surnames: Winfield, Ashfield, Hatfield, Whitefield, Hadfield, Hairfield

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Highfield Family Origin

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Highfield Family Occupations

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

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  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Farm Labourer

    3%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Farm Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Highfield. A less common occupation for the Highfield family was Agricultural Labourer. The most common Highfield occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 4% of Highfield's were Coal Miners.

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Highfield Historical Records

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Highfield Life Expectancy

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