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Dangerfield Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name, with fused preposition d(e), for someone from any of the various places in northern France called Angerville, from the Old Norse personal name Ásgeirr (from áss ‘god’ + geirr ‘spear’) + Old French ville ‘settlement’, ‘village’. In England the surname is now found chiefly in the West Midlands.

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


Similar surnames: Waterfield, Mansfield, Canfield, Longfield, Langenfeld, Banfield

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Dangerfield Family Origin

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Dangerfield Family Occupations

What did your Dangerfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Dangerfield family was Shoemaker. Farmer, School Teacher and Farmers Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dangerfield. The most common Dangerfield occupation in Canada was Farmer. 60% of Dangerfield's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • School Teacher

    13%
  • Farmers Son

    7%
  • Shoemaker

    7%

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Dangerfield Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Dangerfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Dangerfield lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Dangerfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Dangerfield in 1943 was 37, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dangerfield 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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