Banford Family History

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Banford Name Meaning

English: variant of the English habitational name Bamford or Norman Banville. See also Bonfield.

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


Similar surnames: Lanford, Bamford, Hanford, Branford, Binford, Benford, Manford

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Banford Family Origin

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Banford Family Occupations

What did your Banford ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Banford occupation in Canada was Farmer. 20% of Banford's were Farmers. Farmer, Cultivateur and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Banford. A less common occupation for the Banford family was Moulder.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Cultivateur

    13%
  • Merchant

    13%
  • Moulder

    13%

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

Banford Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Banford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Banford 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Banford. 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 Banford. For the veterans among your Banford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Banford Life Expectancy

What is the average Banford lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Banford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Banford in 1959 was 57, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Banford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Banford 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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