Brookfield Family History

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Brookfield Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from any of various minor places named with Old English broc ‘brook’ + feld ‘open country’, in particular Brookfield House in Nether Peover, Cheshire, recorded as le Brocfeld in the late 13th century.

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


Similar surnames: Broomfield, Cockfield, Bradfield, Brayfield, Schofield, Crossfield

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Brookfield Family Origin

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Brookfield Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Builder

    14%
  • Farmer'S Son

    14%
  • Lumber Mer:

    14%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Brookfield family was Lumber Mer:. The most common Brookfield occupation in Canada was Farmer. 43% of Brookfield's were Farmers. Farmer, Builder and Farmer'S Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brookfield.

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Brookfield Historical Records

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Brookfield Life Expectancy

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