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Elford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place so named, from the Old English personal name Ella (see Ellington) + ford ‘ford’, or from Old English alor, elre ‘alder tree’ + ford. There is a place of this name in Staffordshire and another in Northumbria, but the surname now occurs chiefly in Devon.

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


Similar surnames: Alford, Belford, Galford, Telford, Welford, Bedford, Ledford, Ford

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Elford Family Origin

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Elford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Conductor On Car

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Elford. A less common occupation for the Elford family was Conductor On Car. The most common Elford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Elford's were Farmers.

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Elford Historical Records

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Elford Life Expectancy

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