Axford Family History

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Axford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Wiltshire and Hampshire called Axford. The first is named from Old English æsc ‘ash tree’ + ford; the second from Old English æsc + ora ‘slope’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Alford, Oxford, Walford, Ashford, Harford, Radford, Elford, Hanford

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Axford Family Origin

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Axford Family Occupations

What did your Axford ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Axford. The most common Axford occupation in Canada was Farmer. 34% of Axford's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Axford family was Teacher.

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  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Servant

  • Teacher


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Axford ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Axford Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Axford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Axford census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Axford. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Axford. For the veterans among your Axford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Axford Life Expectancy

What is the average Axford lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Axford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Axford in 1943 was 33, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Axford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Axford ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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