Westfield Family History

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Westfield Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a field (Middle English feld) to the west (Middle English west) of a settlement, or a habitational name from either of two places named Westfield, in Norfolk and Sussex, from Old English west ‘west’ + feld ‘open country’.

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


Similar surnames: Woodfield, Whitfield, Winfield, Benefield, Chatfield, Winkfield

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Westfield Family Origin

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Westfield Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Westfield family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Westfield. The most common Westfield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Westfield's were Farmers.

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Westfield Historical Records

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Westfield Life Expectancy

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