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Belford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Northumberland named Belford, from Old English belle ‘bell-shaped hill’ + ford ‘ford’.

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

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Belford Family Origin

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Belford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

In 1880, the most common Belford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Belford's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Belford family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Belford.

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Belford Historical Records

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Belford Life Expectancy

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