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  • Aaron Field (1721 - 1800)
    A Patriot of the American Revolution for MASSACHUSETTS. DAR Ancestor # A038456 === GEDCOM Source ===@R-1094418654@ Ancestry Family Trees Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data...
  • Abigail Field (Hopkins) (1672 - 1725)
    Parents Stephen Dexter Male 1647–1679 • Male Abigail Whipple Female 1658–1725 • Female Abigail Dexter 3 April 1672–19 August 1725 (Age 53) Providence, Rhode Island, United States The ...
  • Abigail Field (Chaffe) (1689 - 1741)
    From the Chaffee Genealogy: Abigail Chaffe, probably married in Providence, R.I., April 28, 1737, Thomas Field; mentioned in her mother's will, April 7, 1721, and on her mother's death received the...
  • Abigail Field (1696 - 1795)
    Abigail Knight 1696–14 August 1725 (Age 29) East Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island, British Colonial America The Life Summary of Abigail When Abigail Knight was born in 1696, in East Greenwich, Kent,...
  • Abraham Field, I (1635 - 1674)
    Biography Abraham Field, I was born on January 6, 1635, in Culpeper County, Virginia, Colonial America. His parents were Henry Field and Alice Field (Ellis) . He was a burial non-Cemetery. Abraham ...

About the Field surname

Shortened from FIELDS

Field Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived on land which had been cleared of forest, but not brought into cultivation, from Old English feld ‘pasture’, ‘open country’, as opposed on the one hand to æcer ‘cultivated soil’, ‘enclosed land’ (see Acker) and on the other to weald ‘wooded land’, ‘forest’ (see Wald).

Possibly also Scottish or Irish: reduced form of McField (see McPhail).

Jewish (American): Americanized and shortened form of any of the many Jewish surnames containing Feld.