Mefford Family History

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Mefford Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German and Dutch Meffert.

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


Similar surnames: Sifford, Rexford, Gepford, Kofford, Teaford, Kepford, Gafford

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Mefford Family Origin

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Mefford Family Occupations

What did your Mefford ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mefford family was Farm Tenant. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mefford. The most common Mefford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Mefford's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Tenant

    4%

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Mefford Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Mefford ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Mefford Life Expectancy

What is the average Mefford lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, Mefford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mefford in 1944 was 58, and 73 in 2004.

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