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Bridgeford Name Meaning

English: habitational name, probably from Bridgeford in Northumberland, Bridgford in Staffordshire, or East or West Bridgford in Nottinghamshire, which are named with Old English brycg ‘bridge’ + ford ‘ford’.

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


Similar surnames: Bradford, Brailsford, Bodiford, Bickford, Radford, Binford, Bedford

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Bridgeford Family Origin

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Bridgeford Family Occupations

What did your Bridgeford ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bridgeford occupation in Canada was Servant. 100% of Bridgeford's were Servants.

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  • Servant

    100%

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Bridgeford Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bridgeford Life Expectancy

What is the average Bridgeford lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Bridgeford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Bridgeford in 1949 was 52, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bridgeford 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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