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Hadfield Family History

Hadfield Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place so named in Derbyshire named from Old English hǣth ‘heathland heather’ + feld ‘pasture open country’.

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


Similar surnames: Hatfield, Padfield, Warfield, Hairfield, Mayfield, Chatfield

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Where is the Hadfield family from?

You can see how Hadfield families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hadfield family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hadfield families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 1,470 Hadfield families living in Lancashire. This was about 33% of all the recorded Hadfield's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Hadfield families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hadfield surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hadfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Hadfield. 11% of Hadfield men worked as a General Labourer and 70% of Hadfield women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hadfield were Retired and Incapacitated. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    11%
  • Dairy Farmer
    6%
  • Bricklayer
    5%
  • Retired
    3%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    70%
  • Private Means
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%
  • Incapacitated
    2%
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What Hadfield family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 62,000 census records available for the last name Hadfield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hadfield census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Hadfield. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Hadfield. For the veterans among your Hadfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hadfield lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Hadfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Hadfield in 1956 was 34, and 67 in 2004.

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