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Blackford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Blackford, for example in Somerset, from Old English blæc ‘black’, ‘dark’ + ford ‘ford’.

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


Similar surnames: Blackwood, Blackmore, Blandford, Blatchford, Bickford, Beckford

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Blackford Family Origin

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Blackford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blackford. A less common occupation for the Blackford family was Carpenter. The most common Blackford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Blackford's were Farmers.

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Blackford Historical Records

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Blackford Life Expectancy

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