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Kingsford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named Kingsford, for example in Essex, Devon, Warwickshire, and Worcestershire. The name ostensibly means ‘the king’s ford’, but the one in Worcestershire is named as Ceningaford ‘ford of Cena’s people’.

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


Similar surnames: Kingsmore, Kingsbury, Langford, Winford, Kingsland, Dunsford, Binford

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Kingsford Family Origin

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Kingsford Family Occupations

What did your Kingsford ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kingsford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Kingsford's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kingsford. A less common occupation for the Kingsford family was House Keeper.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Gardener

    9%
  • House Keeper

    9%

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

Kingsford Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kingsford Life Expectancy

What is the average Kingsford lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Kingsford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Kingsford in 1955 was 74, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kingsford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kingsford 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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