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Where is the Handford family from?
You can see how Handford families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Handford family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Handford families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 3 Handford families living in New York. This was about 25% of all the recorded Handford's in USA. New York had the highest population of Handford families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Handford surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Handford. 36% of Handford men worked as a Farmer and 36% of Handford women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Handford were New Worker and Laundress. .