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Brafford Family History

Brafford Name Meaning
English: variant of Bradford.

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

25,543 Historical Documents with Brafford on Ancestry.com
6,830 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,038 Military Records
81 Immigration Records
4,268 Census and Voter Lists
13,326 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Brafford Families

  • Number of Brafford families
     18 - 34
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Brafford families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Brafford last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Brafford census records

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Brafford Family Origin

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Brafford Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Brafford families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Brafford

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Brafford Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Brafford census records

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Brafford Civil War Service Records

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