Hurford Family History

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Hurford Name Meaning

English (chiefly southwestern England and South Wales): habitational name from an unidentified place, probably a variant of Harford or Hereford.

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


Similar surnames: Harford, Huxford, Burford, Herford, Morford, Shuford, Tufford

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Hurford Family Origin

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Hurford Family Occupations

What did your Hurford ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hurford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Hurford's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hurford. A less common occupation for the Hurford family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%

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

Hurford Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hurford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hurford 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Hurford. 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 Hurford. For the veterans among your Hurford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hurford Life Expectancy

What is the average Hurford lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Hurford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Hurford in 1953 was 31, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hurford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hurford 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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