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Woodfield Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived in a stretch of open country by a wood, or (as a later formation) someone who lived near a field by a wood, from Middle English wode ‘wood’ (Old English wudu) + feld ‘open country’, later with the modern meaning ‘field’. Scottish: habitational name from Woodfield, a place near Annan in Dumfriesshire. A certain Roger Wodyfelde is recorded as holding land in Dumfries in 1365.

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


Similar surnames: Cornfield, Westfield, Wooddell, Longfield, Wakefield, Oldfield

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Woodfield Family Origin

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Woodfield Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Gardener

    3%
  • Agricultural Laborer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Woodfield family was Agricultural Laborer. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Woodfield. The most common Woodfield occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Woodfield's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Woodfield Historical Records

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Woodfield Life Expectancy

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