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The Anglo-Saxon name Redfield comes from when the family resided in the region of Redfern in Lancashire.

Redfield Early Origins



The surname Redfield was first found in Lancashire where they held a family seat as Lords of the manor of Redfern near Rochdale, some say before the Norman Conquest in 1066 A.D.

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Redfield Spelling Variations


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Redfield Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Redfield has been recorded under many different variations, including Redferne, Redfern, Reedfern, Readfern, Reddfern, Redfearn, Redfinn, Redfyne and many more.

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Redfield Early History


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Redfield Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Redfield research. Another 276 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1604, 1610, and 1616 are included under the topic Early Redfield History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Redfield Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Redfield Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Redfield Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Redfield or a variant listed above:

Redfield Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mr. Redfield, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Redfield (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Redfield (post 1700)



  • Harriet Redfield, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1944
  • George H. Redfield, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives from Cass County, 1916
  • George Redfield, American politician, Delegate to Michigan State Constitutional Convention, 1850
  • G. C. Redfield, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1912
  • Heman J. Redfield (1788-1877), American politician, Member of New York State Senate 8th District, 1823-25; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1853-57
  • Heman J. Redfield (1823-1883), American Democrat politician, Mayor of Monroe, Michigan, 1871-75; Member of Michigan State Senate 5th District, 1875-78; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1876
  • Herbert D. Redfield, American Republican politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Old Saybrook; Elected 1906
  • Holland L. II Redfield, American Republican politician, Member of Virgin Islands legislature, 1985-94, 1997-98; Member of Republican National Committee from Virgin Islands, 2008
  • Horace R. Redfield, American politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Meriden, 1837
  • James G. Redfield, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Delaware County, 1829
  • ... (Another 16 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  2. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  4. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  5. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  6. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  7. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  8. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  10. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  11. ...

The Redfield Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Redfield Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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