Wofford Family History

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Wofford Name Meaning

English: variant of Wolford.

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


Similar surnames: Hofford, Wafford, Wolford, Swofford, Woolford, Norford, Hufford

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Wofford Family Origin

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Wofford Family Occupations

What did your Wofford ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wofford family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wofford. The most common Wofford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Wofford's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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Wofford Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wofford Life Expectancy

What is the average Wofford lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Wofford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Wofford in 1941 was 69, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wofford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wofford 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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