Duford Family History

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Duford Name Meaning

Variant of French Dufort. English: apparently a habitational name, perhaps from Dulford in Broadhembury, Devon, which is named from an unattested Old English word dylfet ‘pit’, ‘quarry’.

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


Similar surnames: Dunford, Shuford, Buford, Mugford, Elford, Fulford, Huxford, Ford

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Duford Family Origin

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Duford Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    17%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Butcher

    6%
  • Labourer

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Duford family was Labourer. Cultivateur, Farmer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Duford. The most common Duford occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 17% of Duford's were Cultivateurs.

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Duford Life Expectancy

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