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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

What did your Schofield ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • School

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farm Labourer

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Schofield ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Schofield Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schofield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schofield census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Schofield. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Schofield. For the veterans among your Schofield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schofield Life Expectancy

What is the average Schofield lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Schofield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Schofield in 1943 was 36, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schofield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schofield ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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