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Greenfield Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of numerous minor places named Greenfield, from Old English grene ‘green’ + feld ‘pasture’, ‘open country’ (see Field). English: variant of Granville. English translation of German and Ashkenazic Jewish Grünfeld (see Grunfeld).

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


Similar surnames: Greenfeld, Greenhill, Grunfeld, Greenwood, Enfield, Sheffield

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Greenfield Family Origin

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Greenfield Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Labourer

    17%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Mason

    7%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Greenfield family was Mason. Farmer, Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greenfield. The most common Greenfield occupation in Canada was Farmer. 17% of Greenfield's were Farmers.

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Greenfield Historical Records

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Greenfield Life Expectancy

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