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Rushford Name Meaning

English: apparently a habitational name from places named Rushford in Devon, Norfolk, and Warwickshire. However, in view of the present-day distribution of the surname, a more likely source is Ryshworth in Bingley, West Yorkshire, which was earlier called Rushford (from Old English rysc ‘rushes’ + ford ‘ford’). UK 58

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


Similar surnames: Rushmore, Ashford, Rushworth, Rochford, Rumford, Radford, Fulford

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Rushford Family Origin

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Rushford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Seaman

    22%
  • Son

    17%
  • Servant

    11%

In 1881, the most common Rushford occupation in Canada was Farmer. 22% of Rushford's were Farmers. Farmer, Seaman and Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rushford. A less common occupation for the Rushford family was Servant.

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Rushford Life Expectancy

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