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

What did your Schofield ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Schofield. 6% of Schofield men worked as a General Labourer and 64% of Schofield women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schofield were Railway Clerk and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Incapacitated
  • Cotton Spinner
  • Railway Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Cotton Weaver
  • Housewife

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

Schofield Historical Records

What Schofield family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 341,000 census records available for the last name Schofield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schofield 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 32,000 immigration records available for the last name Schofield. 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 37,000 military records available for the last name Schofield. For the veterans among your Schofield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schofield Life Expectancy

What is the average Schofield lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Schofield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Schofield in 1943 was 36, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schofield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schofield 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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