Mayfield Family History

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Mayfield Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places so named in Staffordshire and Sussex. The former was named in Old English as ‘open country (feld) where madder (mæddre) grows’, while the latter was named as ‘open country where mayweed (mægðe) grows’. The surname is now most common in Nottinghamshire.

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


Similar surnames: Layfield, Mansfield, Hatfield, Byfield, Brayfield, Canfield, Barfield

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Mayfield Family Origin

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Mayfield Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mayfield. The most common Mayfield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Mayfield's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mayfield family was Keeping House.

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Mayfield Historical Records

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Mayfield Life Expectancy

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