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Hollifield Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place named in Old English with halig ‘holy’ + Old English feld ‘open country’. This may be Holyfield in Essex (which belonged to Waltham Abbey), but the present-day distribution of the name (mainly in the Midlands and Wales) suggests that another source may be involved.

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


Similar surnames: Hollowell, Corfield, Horsfield, Belfield, Cockfield, Oldfield

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Hollifield Family Origin

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Hollifield Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    59%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Farm

    3%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hollifield. A less common occupation for the Hollifield family was Farm. The most common Hollifield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Hollifield's were Farmers.

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Hollifield Life Expectancy

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