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Whitefield Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Greater Manchester and the Isle of Wight, named with Old English hwit ‘white’ + feld ‘pasture’, ‘open country’ (see Whitfield). Americanized form of German Weissfeld (see Weisfeld).

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


Similar surnames: Whitfield, Winfield, Hatfield, Wakefield, Westfield, Highfield

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Whitefield Family Origin

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Whitefield Family Occupations

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  • School

    100%

In 1881, the most common Whitefield occupation in Canada was School. 100% of Whitefield's were Schools.

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Whitefield Historical Records

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Whitefield Life Expectancy

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