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Where is the Lanford family from?
You can see how Lanford families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lanford family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lanford families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 15 Lanford families living in South Carolina. This was about 48% of all the recorded Lanford's in USA. South Carolina had the highest population of Lanford families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lanford surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lanford. 22% of Lanford men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Lanford women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lanford were Clerk and Laborer. .