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Benford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, possibly somewhere in the East Midlands, where the name is most frequent today.

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


Similar surnames: Bedford, Binford, Belford, Bluford, Manford, Banford, Penfold

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Benford Family Origin

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Benford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Benford. The most common Benford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Benford's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Benford family was Farm Laborer.

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Benford Historical Records

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Benford Life Expectancy

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