Garfield Family History
Garfield Surname History
This page is a hub for a detailed history of the Garfield family name, Garfield etymology, and history of people with the Garfield name. Garfield family history has a rich and complex origin of which the particulars have been accumulated over the years by Garfield family members. The last name Garfield is an old heredity that has spread all across the world over the centuries, and as the Garfield family has spread, it has changed making its origin challenging to uncover.
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The evolution of Garfield starts with it's early ancestors. Even in the early generations of a name there are changes in that name simply because family names were infrequently written down back when few people could write.
It was common for a family name to change as it enters a new country or language. As Garfield families moved between countries and languages, the Garfield name may have changed with them. Garfield ancestors have emigrated around the world all throughout history.
Garfield country of origin
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The nationality of Garfield can be difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Garfield may be in dispute based on whether the surname came about organically and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of last names that are based on a profession, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).
Meaning of the last name Garfield
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The meaning of Garfield come may come from a craft, such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials. Some of these trade-based last names might be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is good to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many names like Garfield originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so on. Commonly these names relate to a religious expression such as "From the ash tree".
- Jean Garfield Tubbs 1882 - ?
- Mollie Garfield Hendrick 1882 - ?
- Elisha Garfield 1730 - ?
- Isaac Garfield 1743 - ?
- Enoch Garfield 1745 - ?
- Samuel Garfield
- Abram Garfield 1799 - 1833
- Rebecca Garfield Mixer 1640 - 1682
- Issac Garfield ? - 1792
- James Garfield Morrow 1885 - 1946
- Lucy Garfield 1749 - ?
- Acie Garfield Muse 1880 - ?
- Mercy Garfield 1722 - 1793
- James Garfield Delong 1879 - ?
- James Garfield Long 1879 - 1947
- Mary Garfield 1751 - ?
- Anna Garfield 1724 - 1798
- David Garfield Canfield 1881 - 1972
- Mary Garfield 1747 - 1749
- Roscoe Garfield North 1882 - ?
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Famous people named Garfield
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Garfield
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Garfield. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Garfield spelling variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Garfield were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Garfield. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Garfield family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Family names like Garfield vary in how they're said and written as they travel across villages, family lines, and eras across time.