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Cornforth Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Cornforth in County Durham, named with Old English corn, a metathesized form of cron, cran ‘crane’ (see Crane) + ford ‘ford’.

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


Similar surnames: Cranford, Danforth, Burnworth, Farnworth, Horsford, Colford, Forth

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Cornforth Family Origin

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Cornforth Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Coal Burner

    6%
  • Depot Master R. Road

    6%
  • Fruit & Confectioner

    6%

In 1880, farmer, Coal Burner and Depot Master R. Road were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cornforth. A less common occupation for the Cornforth family was Fruit & Confectioner. The most common Cornforth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Cornforth's were Farmers.

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Cornforth Historical Records

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Cornforth Life Expectancy

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