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Bickford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place named Bickford, from the Old English personal name Bicca + Old English ford ‘ford’. There is one such place in Staffordshire, but the surname is more common in Devon, where it is derived from Bickford Town in Plympton St. Mary parish.

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


Similar surnames: Beckford, Binford, Pickford, Crockford, Bodiford, Milford, Winford

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Bickford Family Origin

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Bickford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bickford. A less common occupation for the Bickford family was Carpenter. The most common Bickford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Bickford's were Farmers.

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Bickford Historical Records

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Bickford Life Expectancy

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