Oldfield Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Oldfield Name Meaning: Habitational from various minor place with this name. Old English (e)ald 'old' + feld 'open country'.

The name is of Anglo-Saxon origin.Allfield in Shropshire is identical in origin with 'Oldfield',hence certain grouping 'Offield' or 'Ofield'.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Oldfield Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Oldfield family

Profession Census Frequency
Female Servant 79
Agricultural Labourer 68
Independent 65
Labourer 56
Farmer 40
Weaver 39
Male Servant 34
Lead Miner 20
Clothier 20
Coal Miner 19
Shoe Maker 16
Cotton Weaver 15
Silk Peicer 14
Stone Mason 13
Worsted Weaver 13
Cotton Spinner 12
Collier 11
Silk Weaver 11
Blacksmith 10
Publican 10
Miner 9
Joiner 9
Ag Labourer 9
Wool Comber 9
Fancy Weaver 9

Oldfield Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Oldfield 100% 36,752
2 Aldfield 88% 286

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

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