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Ledford Name Meaning

English: habitational name, probably from either of two places called Lydford, in Devon and Somerset. The first is named with the river name Lyd (from Old English hl¯de ‘noisy stream’) + Old English ford, i.e. ‘ford over the Lyd river’. Lydford in Somerset was named ‘ford over the noisy stream’, from Old English hl¯de + ford.

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

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Ledford Family Origin

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Ledford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    70%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ledford family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ledford. The most common Ledford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 70% of Ledford's were Farmers.

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