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Schofield Name Meaning

English (mainly northern): habitational name from any of various minor places, in Lancashire and elsewhere, named from Middle English sc(h)ole ‘hut’ (see Scales) + feld ‘pasture’, ‘open country’.

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


Similar surnames: Sheffield, Ashfield, Hatfield, Sherfield, Chatfield, Schoenfeld

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Schofield Family Origin

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Schofield Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • School

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farm Labourer

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Schofield family was Farm Labourer. The most common Schofield occupation in Canada was Farmer. 32% of Schofield's were Farmers. Farmer, School and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schofield.

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Schofield Historical Records

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Schofield Life Expectancy

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