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Basford Name Meaning

English (chiefly north Midlands): variant of Bassford.

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


Similar surnames: Bashford, Banford, Bafford, Halford, Sanford, Braford, Bluford

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Basford Family Origin

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Basford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Keeps House

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Basford. A less common occupation for the Basford family was Keeps House. The most common Basford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Basford's were Farmers.

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Basford Historical Records

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Basford Life Expectancy

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Famous Basford Family

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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)

Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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