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Highfill Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of Dutch Heuvel, a nickname or topographic name from Middle Dutch hoevel, heuvel ‘hump’, ‘mound’. Possibly an altered form of Highfield.

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


Similar surnames: Gill, Coghill, High, Rishell, Whitmill, Hight, Grill, Lightell

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Highfill Family Origin

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Highfill Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Farming

    30%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming-Preaching

    2%

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In 1880, the most common Highfill occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Highfill's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Highfill family was Farming-Preaching. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Highfill.

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Highfill Life Expectancy

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