Kofford Family History

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Kofford Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Kauffert, an occupational name for a trader, Middle High German koufer, plus excrescent -t.

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

Similar surnames: Koff, Gafford, Gifford, Sifford, Kofoed, Mefford, Kepford, Morford

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Kofford Family Origin

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Kofford Family Occupations

What did your Kofford ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Coachman, Conducts Sawmill and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kofford. A less common occupation for the Kofford family was Laborer. The most common Kofford occupation in the USA was Coachman. 20% of Kofford's were Coachmans.

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  • Coachman

  • Conducts Sawmill

  • Farming

  • Laborer


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Kofford Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kofford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kofford 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Kofford. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kofford. For the veterans among your Kofford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kofford Life Expectancy

What is the average Kofford lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Kofford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kofford in 1953 was 54, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kofford

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