Haverfield History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Haverfield family

The surname Haverfield was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire.

Early History of the Haverfield family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Haverfield research. Another 159 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1603, 1621, 1641, 1510, 1600, 1076, 1084, 1135, 1194, 1406, 1562, 1455, 1487, 1624, 1629, 1624, 1678, 1660, 1661, 1618, 1676, 1660, 1661, 1654, 1640 and 1644 are included under the topic Early Haverfield History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Haverfield Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Everfield, Eversfield, Evesfield, Ersfield, Ursfield, Evsfield and many more.

Early Notables of the Haverfield family (pre 1700)

Distinguished members of the family include Nicholas Eversfield, an English landowner and politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1624 and 1629; John Eversfield (c.1624-1678), an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1660 to 1661; Edward Eversfield (c.1618-c.1676), an...
Another 44 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Haverfield Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Haverfield family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..


Contemporary Notables of the name Haverfield (post 1700) +

  • Ensign James Wallace Haverfield USNR (b. 1942), American sailor who was killed aboard the USS Arizona (BB-39) during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, eponym of the USS Haverfield (DE-393), an Edsall-class destroyer escort
  • Francis John Haverfield FBA (b. 1860), English historian and archaeologist, Camden Professorship of Ancient History at the University of Oxford (1907-1919)
  • Robert Ross Haverfield (1819-1889), English-born, Australian drover, grazier, gold miner, explorer and journalist, first editor of the Riverine Herald; he emigrated to Australia in 1838 where he went droving cattle from Albury to Melbourne
  • Evelina Haverfield (1867-1920), British suffragette and aid worker
  • Henderson Haverfield Carson (1893-1971), American Republican politician, U.S. Representative from Ohio 16th District, 1943-45, 1947-49 [1]

USS Arizona
  • Mr. James Wallace Haverfield, American Ensign from Ohio, USA working aboard the ship "USS Arizona" when she sunk during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on 7th December 1941, he died in the sinking [2]


  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  2. ^ Pearl Harbour: USS Arizona Casualties List Pearl Harbour December 7, 1941. (Retrieved 2018, July 31st). Retrieved from http://pearl-harbor.com/arizona/casualtylist.html


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