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Seaford Family History

Seaford Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Seaford in East Sussex, named in Old English with s? ‘sea’ + ford ‘ford’; until the 16th century the Ouse river flowed into the sea here.

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

18,819 Historical Documents with Seaford on Ancestry.com
6,612 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
533 Military Records
496 Immigration Records
4,287 Census and Voter Lists
6,891 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Seaford Families

  • Number of Seaford families
     9 - 15
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Seaford families
     18 - 34
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Seaford last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Seaford census records

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Seaford Family Origin

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Seaford Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Seaford

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Seaford Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Seaford census records

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Seaford Civil War Service Records

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