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Burford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Oxfordshire and Shropshire, so named with Old English burh ‘stronghold’, ‘fortified manor’ + ford ‘ford’.

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


Similar surnames: Fulford, Dunford, Bareford, Binford, Mulford, Bamford, Rumford

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Burford Family Origin

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Burford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, the most common Burford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Burford's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Burford family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burford.

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Burford Historical Records

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Burford Life Expectancy

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