Bafford Family History

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Bafford Name Meaning

English: variant of Pafford.

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

Similar surnames: Wafford, Bufford, Basford, Gafford, Brafford, Banford, Pafford

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Bafford Family Origin

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Bafford Family Occupations

What did your Bafford ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bafford family was Gardener. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bafford. The most common Bafford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Bafford's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Gardener


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

Bafford Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bafford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bafford 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 80 immigration records available for the last name Bafford. 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 337 military records available for the last name Bafford. For the veterans among your Bafford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bafford Life Expectancy

What is the average Bafford lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Bafford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bafford in 1959 was 38, and 94 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bafford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bafford 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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