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Gepford Family History

Gepford Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Gepfert itself a variant of Gottfried or from a personal name formed with the stem Geb- as in Gebhardt .

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


Similar surnames: Kepford, Teaford, Galford, Rexford, Gafford, Gifford, Mefford, Elford

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Where is the Gepford family from?

You can see how Gepford families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gepford family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Gepford families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Gepford families living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Gepford's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Gepford families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gepford surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gepford ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Gepford. 39% of Gepford men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Gepford women worked as a Seamstress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    39%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Carpenter
    12%
  • Salesman
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
    100%
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What Gepford family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gepford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gepford census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 34 immigration records available for the last name Gepford. 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 Cards

There are 314 military records available for the last name Gepford. For the veterans among your Gepford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gepford lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2003, in the United States, Gepford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Gepford in 1947 was 56, and 69 in 2003.

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