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Wofford Family History

Wofford Name Meaning
English: variant of Wolford.

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

309,330 Historical Documents with Wofford on Ancestry
36,514 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
7,365 Military Records
847 Immigration Records
20,973 Census and Voter Lists
243,631 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Wofford Families

  • Number of Wofford families
     64 - 125
     22 - 63
     1 - 21
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Wofford families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Wofford last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Wofford census records

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Wofford Family Origin

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Average Life Expectancy for Wofford

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Wofford Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Wofford census records

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Wofford Civil War Service Records

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