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Origins of the Mirfield surname

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About the Mirfields

We have a total number of 1891 records for people with the last name Mirfield.

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Where do most Mirfields live?

In 1921, most Mirfields lived in Yorkshire.

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Interesting facts about Mirfields

How common is your surname?

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

We have 1,660 records for the Mirfield surname. The oldest one dates back to 1559.

Who were Mirfields most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Mirfield first names?

  • William
  • John
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Mirfields

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

Common Female occupations for Mirfields in 1921
Worsted Spinner


Worsted Weaver


Dress Maker


Cloth Weaver


Domestic Servant


Common Male occupations for Mirfields in 1921


Coal Miner




Wool Sorter




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