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Arnfield Family History

Arnfield Name Meaning

English (Derbyshire Cheshire Lancashire): variant of Armfield .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Barnfield, Armfield, Winfield, Bonfield, Barfield, Garfield

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Where is the Arnfield family from?

You can see how Arnfield families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Arnfield family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Arnfield families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 99 Arnfield families living in Derbyshire. This was about 60% of all the recorded Arnfield's in United Kingdom. Derbyshire had the highest population of Arnfield families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Arnfield surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Arnfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Stone Mason and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Arnfield. 25% of Arnfield men worked as a Stone Mason and 78% of Arnfield women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Arnfield were Insurance Agent and School Teacher. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Stone Mason
    25%
  • Incapacitated
    25%
  • Colliery Stoker H W
    25%
  • Insurance Agent
    25%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    78%
  • Cotton Weaver
    5%
  • Domestic Duties Unpaid
    4%
  • School Teacher
    4%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Arnfield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arnfield 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 309 immigration records available for the last name Arnfield. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 239 military records available for the last name Arnfield. For the veterans among your Arnfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Arnfield lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2003, in the United States, Arnfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Arnfield in 1967 was 74, and 68 in 2003.

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