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Origins of the Fields surname

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About the Fieldses

We have a total number of 20283 records for people with the last name Fields.

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Where do most Fieldses live?

In 1921, most Fieldses lived in Yorkshire.


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Interesting facts about Fieldses

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 14,200 records for the Fields surname. The oldest one dates back to 1194.

Who were Fieldses most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Williamses

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Fieldses.

What are the most common Fields first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Gracie

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Common jobs for Fieldses

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

Common Female occupations for Fieldses in 1921
Dressmaker

57

General Servant Domestic

47

Domestic Servant

42

Charwoman

40

House Servant

35

Common Male occupations for Fieldses in 1921
Farm Hands

275

Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers

218

Agricultural Labourer

166

General Farmers

154

Skilled Occupations In Manufacture Of Electrical Machinery And Accessories

74

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