Guessford Family History

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Guessford Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form of English Gosford, a habitational name from places so named in Oxfordshire, Somerset, Suffolk, and Warwickshire, or from Gosforth in Cumbria. All are named from Old English gos ‘goose’ (genitive plural gósa ‘of the geese’) + ford ‘ford’ .

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


Similar surnames: Lunsford, Bassford, Dunsford, Horsford, Rushford, Guilford, Hansford

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Guessford Family Origin

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Guessford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    80%
  • Laborer

    20%

In 1880, the most common Guessford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 80% of Guessford's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Guessford.

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Guessford Historical Records

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Guessford Life Expectancy

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