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Cockfield Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of three places: the first, Cockfield in Durham, is named from an Old English personal name Cocca + feld ‘open country’; the second, Cockfield in Suffolk, is named from an Old English personal name Cohha, with the same second element; and the third, Cuckfield in Sussex, is believed to be from an Old English personal name Cuca + feld.

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


Similar surnames: Corfield, Cornfield, Chatfield, Winkfield, Canfield, Oldfield

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Cockfield Family Origin

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Cockfield Family Occupations

What did your Cockfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Fitter, Art Student and Enjineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cockfield. A less common occupation for the Cockfield family was S Teacher. The most common Cockfield occupation in Canada was Fitter. 40% of Cockfield's were Fitters.

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  • Fitter

    40%
  • Art Student

    20%
  • Enjineer

    20%
  • S Teacher

    20%

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

Cockfield Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cockfield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cockfield 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Cockfield. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Cockfield. For the veterans among your Cockfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cockfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Cockfield lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Cockfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Cockfield in 1954 was 55, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cockfield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cockfield 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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