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Where is the Benford family from?
You can see how Benford families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Benford family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Benford families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 11 Benford families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 32% of all the recorded Benford's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Benford families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Benford surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Benford. 32% of Benford men worked as a Laborer and 23% of Benford women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Benford were Labor and Housekeeper. .