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Newfield Name Meaning

Jewish (American): translation into English of Ashkenazic Neufeld . English: habitational name from any of many places called Newfield especially in northern England and Scotland.

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


Similar surnames: Redfield, Neufeld, Enfield, Berfield, Kenfield, Hatfield, Ashfield

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Where is the Newfield family from?

You can see how Newfield families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Newfield family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Newfield families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 17 Newfield families living in London. This was about 38% of all the recorded Newfield's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Newfield families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Newfield surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Newfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Newfield. 100% of Newfield men worked as a Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Newfield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Newfield census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 976 immigration records available for the last name Newfield. 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 Cards

There are 690 military records available for the last name Newfield. For the veterans among your Newfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Newfield lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Newfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Newfield in 1953 was 53, and 83 in 2004.

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