Last name: BANFIELD

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BANFIELD : This last name is indexed 20,721 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

BANFIELD : 1: English and Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Banville in Calvados Normandy France. There has been some confusion between this surname and Bonfield. In Ireland this is a variant of Banville the original French form of the placename and now the usual spelling of the surname in Ireland; it is associated primarily with County Wexford.2: English: habitational name from one or more of the numerous places in England with similar names such as Bampfylde House in Poltimore Devon and Bamville Farm in Wheathampstead Hertfordshire. There may have been some confusion with Benfield.

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