Danford Family History

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Danford Name Meaning

English: see Danforth.

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


Similar surnames: Manford, Hanford, Sanford, Lanford, Banford, Dunford, Radford

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Danford Family Origin

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Danford Family Occupations

What did your Danford ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Danford family was Dressmaker. Farmer, Farmer Son and Boarding Mistress were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Danford. The most common Danford occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Danford's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farmer Son

    11%
  • Boarding Mistress

    6%
  • Dressmaker

    6%

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

Danford Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Danford Life Expectancy

What is the average Danford lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Danford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Danford in 1953 was 46, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Danford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Danford 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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