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Langford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places named in Old English as ‘long ford’, from lang, long ‘long’ + ford ‘ford’, except for Langford in Nottinghamshire, which is named with an Old English personal name Landa or possibly land, here used in a specific sense such as ‘boundary’ or ‘district’, with the same second element.

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


Similar surnames: Lansford, Lanford, Lunsford, Hansford, Hanford, Linford, Ledford

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Langford Family Origin

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Langford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Servant

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Farmer S.

    3%

In 1881, Farmer, Servant and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Langford. The most common Langford occupation in Canada was Farmer. 45% of Langford's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Langford family was Farmer S..

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Langford Life Expectancy

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