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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: Original data...
  • Abigail Field (Hopkins) (c.1672 - 1674)
  • 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 (c.1696 - 1777)
  • Abraham Field, I (1635 - 1674)
    notes Descendants of Abraham Field, Westmoreland County, Virginia, 1636-1674 by Lucie Catherine Field, Eugene Allen Field & Miriam Grasz Field August 2004 Patterson California All rights reserved...

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.