Orfield Family History

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Orfield Name Meaning

Possibly English: habitational name from Horfield, Gloucestershire, named with Old English horu ‘mud’, ‘dirt’ + feld ‘open country’.

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


Similar surnames: Corfield, Berfield, Burfield, Horsfield, Enfield, Warfield, Byfield

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Orfield Family Origin

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Orfield Family Occupations

What did your Orfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farm Teacher and Daily Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Orfield. 34% of Orfield men worked as a Farm Teacher and 34% of Orfield women worked as a Daily Domestic. Some less common occupations for Americans named Orfield were Wood Care Maker Incapacitated The Ill Health and Ladies Hairdresser

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farm Teacher
    34%
  • Railway District Railway Cor See Form
    34%
  • Wood Care Maker Incapacitated The Ill Health
    34%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Daily Domestic
    34%
  • Domestic Duties Paid
    34%
  • Ladies Hairdresser
    34%

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

Orfield Historical Records

What Orfield family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Orfield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Orfield 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 42 immigration records available for the last name Orfield. 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 220 military records available for the last name Orfield. For the veterans among your Orfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Orfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Orfield lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Orfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Orfield in 1952 was 34, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Orfield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Orfield 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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