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Lansford Name Meaning

English: habitational name probably from Langsford in Petertavy, Devon, so named from Old English landscearu ‘boundary’ + ford ‘ford’.

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


Similar surnames: Lunsford, Langford, Lanford, Hansford, Blandford, Dunsford, Sandford

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Lansford Family Origin

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Lansford Family Occupations

What did your Lansford ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lansford family was Brick Layer. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lansford. The most common Lansford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Lansford's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Brick Layer

    2%

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

Lansford Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lansford Life Expectancy

What is the average Lansford lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Lansford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lansford in 1940 was 34, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lansford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lansford 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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