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Beckford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place now in Worcestershire (formerly in Gloucestershire) named Beckford, from the Old English byname Becca (see Beck 4) + Old English ford ‘ford’.

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

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Beckford Family Origin

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Beckford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    16%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Mariner

    4%

In 1880, the most common Beckford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Beckford's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Beckford family was Mariner. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beckford.

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Beckford Historical Records

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Beckford Life Expectancy

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