Schofield Family History

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Schofield Name Meaning

English (mainly northern): habitational name from any of various minor places, in Lancashire and elsewhere, named from Middle English sc(h)ole ‘hut’ (see Scales) + feld ‘pasture’, ‘open country’.

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


Similar surnames: Sheffield, Ashfield, Hatfield, Sherfield, Chatfield, Schoenfeld

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Schofield Family Origin

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Schofield Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Cotton Weaver

    2%
  • Labourer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Schofield occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 5% of Schofield's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Schofield family was Labourer. Coal Miner, Farmer and Cotton Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schofield.

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Schofield Historical Records

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Schofield Life Expectancy

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