Bearfield Family History

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Bearfield Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from Great or Little Bardfield or Bardfield Saling in Essex, all named with Old English byrde ‘bank’, ‘border’ + feld ‘open country’.

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

Similar surnames: Barfield, Berfield, Bradfield, Benefield, Burfield, Brayfield

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Bearfield Family Origin

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Bearfield Family Occupations

What did your Bearfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bearfield. The most common Bearfield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Bearfield's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bearfield family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bearfield ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bearfield Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bearfield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bearfield census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 53 immigration records available for the last name Bearfield. 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 Card

There are 402 military records available for the last name Bearfield. For the veterans among your Bearfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bearfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Bearfield lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bearfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Bearfield in 1962 was 69, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bearfield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bearfield ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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