Sherfield Family History

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Sherfield Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place so named in Hampshire, named from Old English scir ‘bright’ + feld ‘open country’.

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


Similar surnames: Sheffield, Berfield, Overfield, Hairfield, Kenfield, Edenfield

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Sherfield Family Origin

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Sherfield Family Occupations

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  • Tailor

    20%
  • Blacksmith

    10%
  • Garden Labourer ND

    10%
  • Hawking Lights In Street

    10%

In 1881, Tailor, Blacksmith and Garden Labourer ND were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sherfield. The most common Sherfield occupation in the UK was Tailor. 20% of Sherfield's were Tailors. A less common occupation for the Sherfield family was Hawking Lights In Street.

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Sherfield Historical Records

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Sherfield Life Expectancy

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