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  1. United States comedian and film actor (1880-1946)
  1. plural of field

Notable Persons With the Last Name Fields

W. C. Fields was an actor, comedian, juggler, writer, and juggling. His most notable accomplishments were from 1898 to 1946. W. was given the name William Claude Dukenfield on January 29th, 1880 in Darby, Pennsylvania, US. W. is also known as Charles Bogle, Otis Criblecoblis, Mahatma Kane Jeeves, and Uncle Claude". He left this life on December 25th, 1946.


Kim Fields is an actress, singer, director, actor, and singing. She was most active from 1977 to present. Kim was given the name Kim Victoria Fields by her parent Chip Fields on May 12th, 1969 in New York, New York, U.S. Kim is also known as Kim Fields Freeman.


Mark Fields is a president and chief executive officer, ford motor company, and chief executive officer. Mark was born on January 24th, 1961 in Brooklyn, New York, USA.


Landry Fields is a basketball player for the New York Knicks and Toronto Raptors. His ongoing career started in 2010. Landry was born on June 27th, 1988 in Long Beach, California.


Michelle Fields is a political journalist, contributor, fox news, panelist, fox news channel's cashin' in, fox news channel, and cashin' in. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2011 to present. Michelle was given the name Michelle Joann Fields .


Emily Fields is a barista, bartender, and swimming (sport). Emily is also known as Heather Murphy.


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Popularity of Fields as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Fields U.S.
  White 57.66% 64.26%
  African American 35.78% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.39% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.24% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.66% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.28% 16.26%

Of Last Name Fields

People with the last name Fields are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Fields

  • How Popular is the name Fields? Fields is the 40,957th most popular name of all time. As a last name Fields was the 288th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Fields have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 75 babies born with the first name Fields in the United States. That's more than enough people named Fields to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Fields? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1916 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Fields first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Fields is Monday, January 13th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Fields born? The highest recorded use of the first name Fields was in 2016 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Fields: Your name in reverse order is Sdleif. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Seidfl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Fields? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 107,522 people with the last name Fields.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Fields? Fields was ranked as the 288th most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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