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Bassford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of several places called Basford, especially the one in Staffordshire. There are others in Nottinghamshire and Cheshire. All are named with a personal name (variously Old English Beorcol and Basa, and Old Norse Barkr) + Old English ford ‘ford’.

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

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Bassford Family Origin

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Bassford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bassford family was Coal Miner. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bassford. The most common Bassford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Bassford's were Farmers.

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Bassford Life Expectancy

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