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MANSFIELD Family History

Recorded in several spelling forms including Mandefeld, Mandifield, Manifield, Manterfield, dialectals Maniford, Manford, Mansford and the more usual Mansfield, this is an English surname. However spelt it is locational, and probably from the town of Mansfield, a parish north of Nottingham on the river Maun, in the county of Nottinghamshire. Recorded as "Mamesfeld" in the Domesday Book of 1086, the place was so named from an Ancient British (pre-Roman) hill-name "Mam", meaning breast-shaped, with the later addition of the Anglo-Saxon "feld", meaning open country suitable for agriculture. From an early date the surname became confused with the Norman locational name of "de Mandeville" as is evidenced in the recording of Elizabeth Mansfield or Mandeville, born at Ragnall, Nottinghamshire, in 1449...

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