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Origins of the Field surname

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About the Fields

We have a total number of 180351 records for people with the last name Field.

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Alternative variations of the name Field

Field, Fields, Feld, Fielde, Feeld, Fild, Fyld, Fylde

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Where do most Fields live?

In 1921, most Fields lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Fields

How common is your surname?

270th most common surname in the UK

We have 157,000 records for the Field surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Fields most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Joneses

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Fields.

What are the most common Field first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Field family members

Common jobs for Fields

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Fields in 1921
Dressmaker

735

Laundress

547

General Servant Domestic

339

Living On Own Means

326

Domestic Servant

315

Common Male occupations for Fields in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

660

General Labourer

609

Carpenter

551

Gardener

396

Bricklayer

392

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