Linford Family History

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Linford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Great and Little Linford in Buckinghamshire or Lynford in Norfolk. The former may have Old English hlyn ‘maple’ as its first element; the latter is more likely to contain lin ‘flax’. The second element in each case is Old English ford ‘ford’.

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


Similar surnames: Winford, Binford, Lanford, Lipford, Langford, Dunford, Ledford

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Linford Family Origin

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Linford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Artist

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Linford family was Blacksmith. The most common Linford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Linford's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Artist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Linford.

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Linford Historical Records

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Linford Life Expectancy

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