Bareford Family History

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Bareford Name Meaning

English (Cambridgeshire): possibly a variant of Barford, a habitational name from any of various places so named, from Old English bere ‘barley’ + ford. In this case the most likely source is the place in Norfolk, although there are other examples in Bedfordshire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, Wiltshire.

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

Similar surnames: Burford, Bamford, Beresford, Harford, Hartford, Bassford, Walford

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Bareford Family Origin

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Bareford Family Occupations

What did your Bareford ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bareford occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 36% of Bareford's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Bareford family was Coach Trimmer. Carpenter, Bridge Tender and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bareford.

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  • Carpenter

  • Bridge Tender

  • Clerk

  • Coach Trimmer


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Bareford Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bareford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bareford 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 197 immigration records available for the last name Bareford. 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 259 military records available for the last name Bareford. For the veterans among your Bareford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bareford Life Expectancy

What is the average Bareford lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Bareford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Bareford in 1965 was 78, and 84 in 2004.

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