Warford Family History

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Warford Name Meaning

English: habitational name, probably from Warford in Cheshire, which is named with Old English wær, wer ‘weir’ + ford ‘ford’. The surname is now more common in Suffolk than in Cheshire.

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

Similar surnames: Walford, Watford, Harford, Wilford, Galford, Hartford, Hanford

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Warford Family Origin

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Warford Family Occupations

What did your Warford ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Warford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Warford's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Warford family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Warford.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farming


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

Warford Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Warford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Warford 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 820 immigration records available for the last name Warford. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Warford. For the veterans among your Warford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Warford Life Expectancy

What is the average Warford lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Warford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Warford in 1945 was 29, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Warford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Warford 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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