Longfield Family History

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Longfield Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by an extensive (Middle English long ‘long’) piece of open country or pastureland (feld(e)). There is a place so named in Kent (from Old English lang + feld), recorded from the 10th century, and there are several in West Yorkshire, where the surname is common. Two places now called Longville in Shropshire also have this origin.

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

Similar surnames: Langfield, Mansfield, Woodfield, Corfield, Cornfield, Winfield

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Longfield Family Origin

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Longfield Family Occupations

What did your Longfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Longfield. A less common occupation for the Longfield family was Manufg Iron Monger. The most common Longfield occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Longfield's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Grocer

  • Manufg Iron Monger


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

Longfield Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Longfield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Longfield 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Longfield. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Longfield. For the veterans among your Longfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Longfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Longfield lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Longfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Longfield in 1948 was 47, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Longfield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Longfield 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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