Potterfield Family History

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Potterfield Name Meaning

English: probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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


Similar surnames: Sutterfield, Butterfield, Holderfield, Overfield, Haverfield

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Potterfield Family Origin

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Potterfield Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • House Keeper

    7%
  • Huckster

    7%
  • Keeps House

    7%

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In 1880, the most common Potterfield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Potterfield's were Farmers. Farmer, House Keeper and Huckster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Potterfield. A less common occupation for the Potterfield family was Keeps House.

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Potterfield Life Expectancy

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