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Comerford Name Meaning

Irish: reduced, Anglicized, and altered form of Gaelic Mac Cumascaigh ‘son of Cumascach’, a byname from cumascach ‘mixer’, ‘confuser’. See also Comiskey. English: habitational name from Comberford in Staffordshire, so named with the Old English personal name Cumbra (originally an ethnic name for a British Celt), or from the genitive plural of the tribal name, meaning ‘of the British’ + Old English ford ‘ford’.

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


Similar surnames: Elford, Harford, Colford, Summerford, Crockford, Oxford, Burford

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Comerford Family Origin

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Comerford Family Occupations

What did your Comerford ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Comerford occupation in Canada was Laborer. 30% of Comerford's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Milliner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Comerford. A less common occupation for the Comerford family was Labourer.

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  • Laborer

    30%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Milliner

    13%
  • Labourer

    9%

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

Comerford Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Comerford Life Expectancy

What is the average Comerford lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Comerford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Comerford in 1959 was 54, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Comerford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Comerford 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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