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Bridgeford Family History

Bridgeford Name Meaning
English: habitational name, probably from Bridgeford in Northumberland, Bridgford in Staffordshire, or East or West Bridgford in Nottinghamshire, which are named with Old English brycg ‘bridge’ + ford ‘ford’. adm.

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

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6,629 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
985 Military Records
575 Immigration Records
5,758 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Bridgeford Families

  • Number of Bridgeford families
     9 - 16
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bridgeford families
     11 - 20
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Bridgeford families
     18 - 34
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Bridgeford census records

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Bridgeford Family Origin

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Bridgeford Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Bridgeford

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Bridgeford Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Bridgeford census records

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Bridgeford Civil War Service Records

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