Retherford Family History

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Retherford Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of the English family name Rutherford.

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


Similar surnames: Rutherford, Weatherford, Rochford, Harford, Rexford, Leatherwood

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Retherford Family Origin

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Retherford Family Occupations

What did your Retherford ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Retherford occupation in Canada was Operator. 100% of Retherford's were Operators.

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  • Operator

    100%

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

Retherford Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Retherford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Retherford 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Retherford. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Retherford. For the veterans among your Retherford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Retherford Life Expectancy

What is the average Retherford lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Retherford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Retherford in 1953 was 49, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Retherford 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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