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Caufield Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant spelling of Caulfield. Americanized form of German Kauffeld, a development from Kaufwald, seemingly topographic names with the familiar suffixes -feld ‘open country’, -wald ‘wood(s)’, but actually derivatives or nicknames from Old High German kouf ‘trade’, ‘purchase’. See Koff.

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


Similar surnames: Cofield, Caulfield, Canfield, Coffield, Field, Garfield, Chatfield

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Caufield Family Origin

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Caufield Family Occupations

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  • Student

    29%
  • Farmer

    21%
  • Going To School

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%

In 1881, the most common Caufield occupation in Canada was Student. 29% of Caufield's were Students. A less common occupation for the Caufield family was Laborer. Student, Farmer and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Caufield.

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Caufield Life Expectancy

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