Halford Family History

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Halford Name Meaning

English (chiefly Midlands): habitational name from any of various places called Halford. Most, for example those in Warwickshire and Shropshire, are named from Old English halh ‘nook’, ‘recess’ + ford ‘ford’.

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


Similar surnames: Walford, Alford, Holford, Hanford, Harford, Hayford, Galford, Radford

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Halford Family Origin

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Halford Family Occupations

What did your Halford ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Halford. 15% of Halford men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Halford women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Halford were Clerk and Bookkeeping

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    15%
  • Farming
    11%
  • Barber
    7%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
    16%
  • Student
    11%
  • Book Folder
    6%
  • Bookkeeping
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Halford Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 51,000 census records available for the last name Halford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Halford 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Halford. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Halford. For the veterans among your Halford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Halford Life Expectancy

What is the average Halford lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Halford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Halford in 1941 was 37, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Halford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Halford 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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