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Huxford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Devon called Huxford (preserved in the name of Huxford Farm), from the Old English personal name Hocc or the Old English word hoc ‘hook or angle of land’ + ford ‘ford’.

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


Similar surnames: Dunford, Harford, Hayford, Mugford, Hanford, Pulford, Ufford, Munford

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Where is the Huxford family from?

You can see how Huxford families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Huxford family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Huxford families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 6 Huxford families living in Massachusetts. This was about 30% of all the recorded Huxford's in the USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Huxford families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Huxford surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Huxford ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Huxford. 37% of Huxford men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Huxford women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Huxford were Proprietor and Housewife.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    37%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Trucker
    14%
  • Proprietor
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    34%
  • Teacher
    23%
  • Stenographer
    23%
  • Housewife
    23%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 302 immigration records available for the last name Huxford. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Huxford lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Huxford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Huxford in 1940 was 45, and 68 in 2004.

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