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Lanford Name Meaning

English: habitational name, probably from Landford, Wiltshire, which was originally Laneford, from Old English lane ‘narrow way’ + ford ‘ford’.

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


Similar surnames: Lansford, Linford, Hanford, Langford, Ledford, Dunford, Banford

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Lanford Family Origin

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Lanford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lanford family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lanford. The most common Lanford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Lanford's were Farmers.

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Lanford Historical Records

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Lanford Life Expectancy

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