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Pickford Name Meaning

English: habitational name, perhaps from Pickforde (‘pig ford’) in Ticehurst, Sussex. The surname is now most common in the Manchester region, but it does not seem to have reached there before the 17th century.

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


Similar surnames: Bickford, Beckford, Pitchford, Winford, Litchford, Seekford, Pulford

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Pickford Family Origin

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Pickford Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    23%
  • Farmer

    23%
  • Book Keeper

    8%
  • Clerk

    8%

In 1881, Cultivateur, Farmer and Book Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pickford. A less common occupation for the Pickford family was Clerk. The most common Pickford occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 23% of Pickford's were Cultivateurs.

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Pickford Historical Records

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Pickford Life Expectancy

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