Last name: MANSFIELD

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MANSFIELD : This last name is indexed 164,736 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

MANSFIELD : 1: English: habitational name from a place so named in Nottinghamshire. The placename means ‘open land by the river Maun’ from the river name Maun (which may take its name from a hill named with Old English mamme ‘teat’) + Old English feld ‘open country’.2: Irish (Waterford): when not an importation of 1 above this is an altered form of the Norman name de Manville (see Mandeville 3).3: Americanized form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Mansfeld a habitational name from a place so called in Saxony.4: Jewish (Ashkenazic): probably also an English surname (see 1 above) adopted for a like-sounding Jewish name in some other European language.

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