Lipford Family History

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Lipford Name Meaning

English: habitational name, possibly from Lipwood Hall or Farm in Northumberland, named from Old English hlep ‘steep slope’ + wudu ‘wood’, or from a lost or unidentified place. The surname does not occur in current English records, although a bearer of the name Lepford is recorded in the census of 1881.

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

Similar surnames: Linford, Gifford, Ledford, Litchford, Binford, Winford, Clifford

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Lipford Family Origin

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Lipford Family Occupations

What did your Lipford ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lipford family was Laborer. Farmer, Works On Farm and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lipford. The most common Lipford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Lipford's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Works On Farm

  • Farming

  • Laborer


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

Lipford Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Lipford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lipford 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 63 immigration records available for the last name Lipford. 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 Lipford. For the veterans among your Lipford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lipford Life Expectancy

What is the average Lipford lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Lipford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Lipford in 1953 was 27, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lipford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lipford 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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