Brayfield Family History

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Brayfield Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Cold Brayfield in Buckinghamshire or from Brafield-on-the-Green in Northamptonshire. Both are named with an Old English bragen ‘higher ground’ + feld ‘open country’.

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


Similar surnames: Bradfield, Cranfield, Bearfield, Byfield, Mayfield, Barfield

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Brayfield Family Origin

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Brayfield Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Works On Farm

    14%
  • Farme

    7%
  • Farming

    7%

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In 1880, Farmer, Works On Farm and Farme were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brayfield. A less common occupation for the Brayfield family was Farming. The most common Brayfield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Brayfield's were Farmers.

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Brayfield Historical Records

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Brayfield Life Expectancy

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