Layfield Family History

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Layfield Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a field that was untilled or used for pasture, from Middle English leye ‘meadow’, ‘pasture’, ‘fallow’ + feld ‘open country’, ‘field’, or a habitational name from Leyfield in Nottinghamshire, which has the same meaning.

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


Similar surnames: Mayfield, Byfield, Barfield, Hatfield, Padfield, Langfield, Delafield

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Layfield Family Origin

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Layfield Family Occupations

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  • Miller

    67%
  • Dentist

    17%
  • Gentleman

    17%

In 1881, the most common Layfield occupation in Canada was Miller. 67% of Layfield's were Millers. Miller and Dentist were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Layfield. A less common occupation for the Layfield family was Gentleman.

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Layfield Life Expectancy

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