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Fields Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English feldes, plural or possessive of feld ‘open country’. This name is also found as a translation of equivalent names in other languages, in particular French Deschamps, Duchamp.

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


Similar surnames: Field, Feld, Folds, Fielden, Fielder, Felde, Fielding, Fels, Shields

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Fields Family Origin

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Fields Family Occupations

What did your Fields ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Fields occupation in Canada was Farmer. 38% of Fields's were Farmers. Farmer, School and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fields. A less common occupation for the Fields family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • School

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

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

Fields Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fields Life Expectancy

What is the average Fields lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Fields life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Fields in 1940 was 35, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fields

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fields 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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