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Hayford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from several places called Heyford in Northamptonshire and Oxfordshire, or Hayford in Buckfastleigh, Devon, all named with Old English heg ‘hay’ + ford ‘ford’.

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


Similar surnames: Harford, Halford, Hanford, Radford, Alford, Walford, Hartford

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Hayford Family Origin

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Hayford Family Occupations

What did your Hayford ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hayford. 21% of Hayford men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Hayford women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hayford were Carpenter and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    21%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    22%
  • Stenographer
    19%
  • Maid
    16%
  • Housewife
    10%

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

Hayford Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Hayford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hayford census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 938 immigration records available for the last name Hayford. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Hayford. For the veterans among your Hayford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hayford Life Expectancy

What is the average Hayford lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Hayford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Hayford in 1952 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

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