Waterfield Family History

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Waterfield Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Vatierville in Seine-Maritime, France, so named from the personal name Walter + Old French ville ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Dangerfield, Wakefield, Canfield, Haverfield, Battenfield, Sherfield

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Waterfield Family Origin

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Waterfield Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    2%
  • Labourer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Waterfield occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Waterfield's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Coal Miner and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Waterfield. A less common occupation for the Waterfield family was Labourer.

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Waterfield Historical Records

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Waterfield Life Expectancy

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