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Comfort Name Meaning

English (Kent): probably a habitational name from a place near Birling in Kent, now called Comfortsplace Farm, earlier known as Comports Place (1559) and Comporte (1601). This was named for a family associated with it called de Cumpeworth (1255). The place from which the family took its name has not been identified.

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


Similar surnames: Colford, Comerford, Morford, Wolford, Crofford, Oxford, Mort, Bamford

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Comfort Family Origin

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Comfort Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Cigar Maker

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%

In 1881, Farmer, Laborer and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Comfort. A less common occupation for the Comfort family was Labourer. The most common Comfort occupation in Canada was Farmer. 46% of Comfort's were Farmers.

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Comfort Life Expectancy

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