Mansfield Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Mansfield Name Meaning: A habitational name from a place in Nottinghamshire named Mansfield.

The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of Robertus Mannsfeld,dated 1379.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Mansfield Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Mansfield family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 163
Female Servant 106
Independent 68
Labourer 62
Male Servant 41
Farmer 28
Shoe Maker 23
Soldier 15
Butcher 14
Weaver 12
Dress Maker 11
Publican 11
Tailor 10
Pauper 9
Ag Labourer 9
Apprentice 8
Student 8
Porter 7
Carpenter 7
Mason 6
Clerk 6
Independant 6
Servant 6
Wheelwright 6
Potter 6

Mansfield Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Mansfield 100% 39,631
2 Mansfold 78% 394

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The surname Mansfield is the most popular version of all its varients

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