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Origins of the Matfield surname

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About the Matfields

We have a total number of 325 records for people with the last name Matfield.

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Where do most Matfields live?

In 1921, most Matfields lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Matfields

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

We have 303 records for the Matfield surname. The oldest one dates back to 1880.

Who were Matfields most likely to marry?



Matfield Jrs

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What are the most common Matfield first names?

  • John
  • Frederick
  • Elizabeth
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Matfields

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

Common Female occupations for Matfields in 1921


Farmers Servant


Assistant Provisions Mchts


Cigar Maker


House Servant


Common Male occupations for Matfields in 1921
Brush Maker




Agricultural Labourer


Iron Moulder


Boiler Maker


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