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Langford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places named in Old English as ‘long ford’, from lang, long ‘long’ + ford ‘ford’, except for Langford in Nottinghamshire, which is named with an Old English personal name Landa or possibly land, here used in a specific sense such as ‘boundary’ or ‘district’, with the same second element.

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


Similar surnames: Lansford, Lanford, Lunsford, Hansford, Hanford, Linford, Ledford

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Langford Family Origin

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Langford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    6%

In 1880, the most common Langford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Langford's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Langford. A less common occupation for the Langford family was Farming.

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Langford Historical Records

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Langford Life Expectancy

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