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Ledford Name Meaning

English: habitational name, probably from either of two places called Lydford, in Devon and Somerset. The first is named with the river name Lyd (from Old English hl¯de ‘noisy stream’) + Old English ford, i.e. ‘ford over the Lyd river’. Lydford in Somerset was named ‘ford over the noisy stream’, from Old English hl¯de + ford.

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


Similar surnames: Bedford, Radford, Welford, Elford, Harford, Linford, Medford, Seaford

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Ledford Family Origin

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Ledford Family Occupations

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  • Clerk

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Saloon Keeper

    13%
  • Seaman

    13%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Ledford family was Seaman. Clerk, Farmer and Saloon Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ledford. The most common Ledford occupation in Canada was Clerk. 25% of Ledford's were Clerks.

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Ledford Life Expectancy

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