Gilford Family History

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Gilford Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Guilford.

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


Similar surnames: Gifford, Galford, Tilford, Willford, Allford, Liford, Wilford

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Gilford Family Origin

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Gilford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Gilford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Gilford's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gilford. A less common occupation for the Gilford family was Carpenter.

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Gilford Historical Records

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Gilford Life Expectancy

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