Arford Family History

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Arford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Arford in Hampshire.

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


Similar surnames: Axford, Alford, Warford, Harford, Hurford, Oxford, Hanford, Elford

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Arford Family Origin

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Arford Family Occupations

What did your Arford ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Arford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 77% of Arford's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Arford family was Saddler. Farmer, Blacksmith and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Arford.

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  • Farmer

    77%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Saddler

    8%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Arford ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Arford Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Arford Life Expectancy

What is the average Arford lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Arford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Arford in 1956 was 40, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Arford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Arford 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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