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Oldfield Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): habitational name from any of various minor places so called, from Old English (e)ald ‘old’ + feld ‘open country’.

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


Similar surnames: Padfield, Woodfield, Orfield, Hadfield, Duffield, Hatfield, Longfield

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Oldfield Family Origin

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Oldfield Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Butcher

    9%
  • Clerk

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

In 1881, Farmer, Butcher and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oldfield. A less common occupation for the Oldfield family was Laborer. The most common Oldfield occupation in Canada was Farmer. 57% of Oldfield's were Farmers.

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Oldfield Historical Records

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Oldfield Life Expectancy

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