Merrifield Family History

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Merrifield Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, such as Merryfield in Devon and Cornwall or Mirfield in West Yorkshire, all named with the Old English elements myrige ‘pleasant’ + feld ‘pasture’, ‘open country’ (see Field).

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


Similar surnames: Berfield, Westfield, Bearfield, Bradfield, Horsfield, Mayfield

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Merrifield Family Origin

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Merrifield Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Charwoman

    4%
  • Carpenter

    2%
  • Farmer

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Charwoman and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Merrifield. The most common Merrifield occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Merrifield's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Merrifield family was Farmer.

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Merrifield Historical Records

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Merrifield Life Expectancy

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