Comerford Family History

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Comerford Name Meaning

Irish: reduced, Anglicized, and altered form of Gaelic Mac Cumascaigh ‘son of Cumascach’, a byname from cumascach ‘mixer’, ‘confuser’. See also Comiskey. English: habitational name from Comberford in Staffordshire, so named with the Old English personal name Cumbra (originally an ethnic name for a British Celt), or from the genitive plural of the tribal name, meaning ‘of the British’ + Old English ford ‘ford’.

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

Similar surnames: Elford, Harford, Colford, Summerford, Crockford, Oxford, Burford

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Comerford Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Comerford name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Comerford. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Ireland & Scotland


  • England & Wales


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Germanic Europe


  • Italy


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Comerford Family Origin

Where is the Comerford family from?

Comerford Family Occupations

What did your Comerford ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Comerford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Comerford's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Comerford family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Comerford.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith


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Comerford Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Comerford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Comerford census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Comerford. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Comerford. For the veterans among your Comerford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Comerford Life Expectancy

What is the average Comerford lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Comerford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Comerford in 1959 was 54, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Comerford ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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