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Harford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places called Harford, in Gloucestershire and Devon. The former is named from Old English heorot ‘hart’ + ford ‘ford’, the latter has as its first element Old English here ‘army’. In some cases it may be an altered form of Hereford. Irish: mainly of English origin, an Anglo-Norman habitational name for someone from Hereford.

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


Similar surnames: Hartford, Hayford, Hanford, Halford, Radford, Walford, Warford

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Harford Family Origin

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Harford Family Occupations

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  • Gardener

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Printer

    25%
  • Teamster

    25%

In 1881, the most common Harford occupation in Canada was Gardener. 25% of Harford's were Gardeners. A less common occupation for the Harford family was Teamster. Gardener, Laborer and Printer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harford.

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Harford Life Expectancy

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