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Comfort Name Meaning

English (Kent): probably a habitational name from a place near Birling in Kent, now called Comfortsplace Farm, earlier known as Comports Place (1559) and Comporte (1601). This was named for a family associated with it called de Cumpeworth (1255). The place from which the family took its name has not been identified.

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

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Comfort Family Origin

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Comfort Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Comfort family was Carpenter. The most common Comfort occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Comfort's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Comfort.

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