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Where is the Sanford family from?
You can see how Sanford families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sanford family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sanford families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 507 Sanford families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 63% of all the recorded Sanford's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Sanford families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sanford surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Sanford. 58% of Sanford men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Sanford women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sanford were Carpenter and Income.