Tafford Family History

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Tafford Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Trafford, Stafford, Pafford, Gafford, Safford, Tufford, Hafford

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Tafford Family Origin

Where is the Tafford family from?

Tafford Family Occupations

What did your Tafford ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Elevator was the top reported job for people in the CA named Tafford.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Elevator

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Tafford Historical Records

What Tafford family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 254 census records available for the last name Tafford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tafford 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 59 immigration records available for the last name Tafford. 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 35 military records available for the last name Tafford. For the veterans among your Tafford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tafford Life Expectancy

What is the average Tafford lifespan?

Average Tafford life expectancy in 2001 was 63 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tafford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tafford 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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