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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Mansfield, Katherine Mansfield, Kathleen Mansfield Beauchampnoun

    New Zealand writer of short stories (1888-1923)

  2. Mansfieldnoun

    a town in north central Ohio


  1. Mansfieldnoun

    A town in Nottinghamshire, England


  1. Mansfield

    Mansfield is a large market town and the administrative centre of Mansfield District in Nottinghamshire, England. It is the biggest town in the wider Mansfield Urban Area. Mansfield gained the Royal Charter of a market town in 1227. The town lies in the Maun Valley, 12 miles (19 km) north of Nottingham, and is near Sutton-in-Ashfield. Most of the 106,556 population live in the town itself (including Mansfield Woodhouse), with Warsop as a secondary centre. Mansfield is the one local authority in Nottinghamshire with a publicly elected mayor.


  1. mansfield

    Mansfield is primarily recognized as a place name, often referring to several towns or cities in different countries such as the United States, England, and Australia. Specifically, Mansfield in Nottinghamshire, England, is known for its historical significance, while the city of Mansfield in Ohio, USA is known for its cultural and industrial heritage. The term may also refer to several people's surname. Notably, it's the name of American actress Jayne Mansfield. The context often determines the exact meaning.


  1. Mansfield

    Mansfield is a town in Nottinghamshire, England. It is the main town in the Mansfield local government district and is a part of the Mansfield Urban Area. Surrounded by a pocket of steep hills within the Maun Valley, the town is around 12 miles north of Nottingham. The district of Mansfield is a largely urban area situated in the north west of Nottinghamshire populated by 99,600 residents of whom the vast majority live in Mansfield, with Market Warsop a secondary centre, and the remainder in the rural north of the district. Adjacent to the urban area of Sutton-in-Ashfield, Mansfield is the only major sub-regional centre in Nottinghamshire covering an area of 78 square kilometres. The Centre for Cities recognises Mansfield as one of Britain's cities by categorising the town as a 'small city'. Mansfield is the only local authority area in the county to have a directly elected Mayor and in October 2008 Mansfield elected its first Youth Mayor. Historically, the district has been influenced heavily by its industrial past with coal mining and textiles' thriving in the district until their decline in the 1980s, but in common with the national economy the area has seen the decline of these sectors. Mansfield has 20.2% of its working age population seeking key out of work benefits.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Mansfield

    market-town of Notts, 14 m. N. of Nottingham, in the centre of a mining district, with iron and lace-thread manufactures.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Mansfield is ranked #1923 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Mansfield surname appeared 18,725 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 6 would have the surname Mansfield.

    86.8% or 16,261 total occurrences were White.
    7.1% or 1,333 total occurrences were Black.
    2.8% or 534 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.9% or 358 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.6% or 127 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.6% or 114 total occurrences were Asian.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'Mansfield' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4713

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mansfield in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mansfield in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Mansfield in a Sentence

  1. Sir William Draper:

    Presumption means nothing more than as stated by Lord Mansfield, the weighing of probabilities, and deciding, by the powers of common sense, on which side the truth is.

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