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Origins of the Oldfield surname

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About the Oldfields

We have a total number of 57766 records for people with the last name Oldfield.

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Where do most Oldfields live?

In 1921, most Oldfields lived in Yorkshire.


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Interesting facts about Oldfields

How common is your surname?

915th most common surname in the UK

We have 52,300 records for the Oldfield surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Oldfields most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Taylors

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What are the most common Oldfield first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Oldfields

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

Common Female occupations for Oldfields in 1921
Dressmaker

196

Cotton Weaver

193

Living On Own Means

87

Housekeeper

86

Domestic Servant

82

Common Male occupations for Oldfields in 1921
Coal Miner

349

General Labourer

158

Farmer

148

Agricultural Labourer

132

Coal Miner Hewer

123

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