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Clifford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Clifford, for example in Devon, Gloucestershire, West Yorkshire, and in particular Herefordshire. The place name is derived from Old English clif ‘slope’ + ford ‘ford’.

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


Similar surnames: Alford, Lipford, Stafford, Crawford, Milford, Linford, Gifford

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Clifford Family Origin

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Clifford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, the most common Clifford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Clifford's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Clifford family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Clifford.

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Clifford Life Expectancy

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