Cornfield Family History

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Cornfield Name Meaning

English: apparently a topographic name for someone who lived near an area of open land frequented by cranes, from Old English corn, a metathesized form of cron, cran ‘crane’ + feld ‘open country’, or a habitational name from a place name with the same origin. Translation of Jewish or German Kornfeld.

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

Similar surnames: Corfield, Kornfeld, Woodfield, Cockfield, Canfield, Cranfield

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Cornfield Family Origin

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Cornfield Family Occupations

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

  • Going To School

  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Domestic Servant


In 1881, Going To School, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cornfield. The most common Cornfield occupation in Canada was Going To School. 38% of Cornfield's were Going To Schools. A less common occupation for the Cornfield family was Domestic Servant.

Source: Census data for Cornfield | Data not to scale

Cornfield Historical Records

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Cornfield Life Expectancy

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