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Hanford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, such as Hanford in Staffordshire and Handforth in Cheshire, named from Old English han ‘stone’ (used as a marker) or hana ‘cock’, ‘male bird’, perhaps used as a byname, + Old English ford ‘ford’.

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


Similar surnames: Harford, Halford, Hayford, Hansford, Lanford, Walford, Winford

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Hanford Family Origin

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Hanford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Hanford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Hanford's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hanford family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hanford.

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Hanford Historical Records

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Hanford Life Expectancy

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