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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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Where is the Bareford family from?

You can see how Bareford families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bareford family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bareford families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 6 Bareford families living in New Jersey. This was about 75% of all the recorded Bareford's in USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Bareford families in 1840.
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What did your Bareford ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bareford. 31% of Bareford men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Bareford women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bareford were Operator and Beautician. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Truck Driver
    13%
  • Operator
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    19%
  • Cook
    19%
  • Beauty Operator
    13%
  • Beautician
    13%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

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 Cards

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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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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