Maxfield Family History

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Maxfield Name Meaning

English (South Yorkshire): habitational name from Maxfield in Sussex, or Maxfield Plain in North Yorkshire.

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


Similar surnames: Mayfield, Hatfield, Winfield, Layfield, Garfield, Warfield, Padfield

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Maxfield Family Origin

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Maxfield Family Occupations

What did your Maxfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farm Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Maxfield. 2% of Maxfield men worked as a Farm Labourer and 53% of Maxfield women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Maxfield were Bricklayer and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farm Labourer
    2%
  • General Labourer
    2%
  • Incapacitated
    2%
  • Bricklayer
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    53%
  • Housewife
    2%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%
  • Housekeeper
    2%

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

Maxfield Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 52,000 census records available for the last name Maxfield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maxfield 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Maxfield. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Maxfield. For the veterans among your Maxfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Maxfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Maxfield lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Maxfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Maxfield in 1942 was 35, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maxfield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Maxfield 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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