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Hairfield Family History

Hairfield Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Harefield a habitational name from a place so named for example the one Greater London or Harefield in Selling Kent which are both apparently named from Old English here ‘army’ + feld ‘open country’.

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

Similar surnames: Fairfield, Hadfield, Hatfield, Garfield, Warfield, Hartfield

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Where is the Hairfield family from?

You can see how Hairfield families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hairfield family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Hairfield families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 23 Hairfield families living in Yorkshire. This was about 57% of all the recorded Hairfield's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Hairfield families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hairfield surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hairfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Hairfield. 100% of Hairfield women worked as an Unpaid Domestic. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hairfield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hairfield 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 126 immigration records available for the last name Hairfield. 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 458 military records available for the last name Hairfield. For the veterans among your Hairfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hairfield lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Hairfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hairfield in 1963 was 62, and 82 in 2004.

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