Warfield Family History

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Warfield Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Berkshire called Warfield, from Old English wær ‘weir’ + feld ‘pasture’, ‘open country’.

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

Similar surnames: Barfield, Garfield, Winfield, Wakefield, Hadfield, Padfield, Burfield

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Warfield Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Warfield name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Warfield. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


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Warfield Family Origin

Where is the Warfield family from?

Warfield Family Occupations

What did your Warfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Warfield occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 26% of Warfield's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Agricultural Labourer and Wharf Carman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Warfield. A less common occupation for the Warfield family was Ag Labs Man.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Wharf Carman

  • Ag Labs Man


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

Warfield Historical Records

What Warfield family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 43,000 census records available for the last name Warfield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Warfield 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Warfield. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Warfield. For the veterans among your Warfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Warfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Warfield lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Warfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Warfield in 1943 was 29, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Warfield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Warfield 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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