Manford Family History

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Manford Name Meaning

English: possibly a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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

Similar surnames: Benford, Morford, Lanford, Munford, Hanford, Banford, Medford

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Manford Family Origin

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Manford Family Occupations

What did your Manford ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Manford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Manford's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Manford. A less common occupation for the Manford family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Butcher

  • Farm Laborer


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

Manford Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Manford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Manford 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 574 immigration records available for the last name Manford. 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 594 military records available for the last name Manford. For the veterans among your Manford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Manford Life Expectancy

What is the average Manford lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Manford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Manford in 1959 was 53, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Manford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Manford ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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