Potterfield Family History

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Potterfield Name Meaning

English: probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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

Similar surnames: Sutterfield, Butterfield, Holderfield, Overfield, Haverfield

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Potterfield Family Origin

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Potterfield Family Occupations

What did your Potterfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Potterfield occupation in the UK was Sursafeman. 100% of Potterfield's were Sursafemans.

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  • Sursafeman


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

Potterfield Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Potterfield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Potterfield 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 60 immigration records available for the last name Potterfield. 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 255 military records available for the last name Potterfield. For the veterans among your Potterfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Potterfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Potterfield lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2002, in the United States, Potterfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Potterfield in 1964 was 71, and 76 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Potterfield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Potterfield 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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