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Hyford Family History

Hyford Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Byford, Hayford, Lyford, Ford, Shuford, Harford, Elford, Rayford

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Where is the Hyford family from?

You can see how Hyford families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hyford family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1911. The most Hyford families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Hyford family living in Alberta. This was 100% of all the recorded Hyford's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Hyford families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hyford surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hyford ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 150 census records available for the last name Hyford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hyford census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1 immigration records available for the last name Hyford. 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 Cards

There are 2 military records available for the last name Hyford. For the veterans among your Hyford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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