Hosford Family History

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Hosford Name Meaning

English: variant of Horsford. The surname was taken to Ireland in the 17th century.

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


Similar surnames: Hofford, Bluford, Holford, Horsford, Herford, Norford, Hurford

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Hosford Family Origin

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Hosford Family Occupations

What did your Hosford ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hosford family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hosford. The most common Hosford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Hosford's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hosford ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hosford Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hosford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hosford census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Hosford

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Hosford. 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 Hosford. For the veterans among your Hosford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hosford Life Expectancy

What is the average Hosford lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Hosford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hosford in 1950 was 27, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hosford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hosford ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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