Name: Mansfield

Origin and Meaning of the Name Mansfield

  • Meaning:
    Hilly pasture
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    (MANS feeld)
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  • Additional Info:
    From the surname, derived from the place name of Nottinghamshire, possibly meaning "breast-shaped pasture/open country".
    "Mam-" is likely to be a British hill-name meaning ‘breast’, with the later addition of Old English feld ‘pasture’, ‘open country’ as the second element.

    It might also be the Americanized form of German and Jewish Ashkenazic surname "Mansfeld", a habitational name for someone from a place so called in Saxony

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