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Banfield Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named in Old English from bean ‘beans’ (collective singular) + feld ‘field’, ‘open land’, as for example Benville in Dorset. Irish: variant of the Norman family name Banville (see Bonfield), associated primarily with county Wexford.

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


Similar surnames: Barfield, Canfield, Barnfield, Bonfield, Winfield, Benefield

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Banfield Family Origin

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Banfield Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Die Imker

    6%

In 1881, Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Banfield. A less common occupation for the Banfield family was Die Imker. The most common Banfield occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Banfield's were Farmers.

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Banfield Historical Records

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Banfield Life Expectancy

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