Binford Family History

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Binford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Binneford in Crediton, Devon, so named with the Old English personal name Beonna + Old English ford ‘ford’.

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

Similar surnames: Winford, Linford, Bickford, Dunford, Rainford, Bedford, Munford

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Binford Family Origin

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Binford Family Occupations

What did your Binford ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Binford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Binford's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Binford. A less common occupation for the Binford family was Farm Hand.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Hand


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Binford Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Binford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Binford 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 690 immigration records available for the last name Binford. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Binford. For the veterans among your Binford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Binford Life Expectancy

What is the average Binford lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Binford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Binford in 1944 was 55, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Binford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Binford 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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