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Milford Name Meaning

English (Devon): habitational name from any of numerous places, for example in Derbyshire, Devon, Hampshire, Norfolk, Staffordshire, and Surrey, named in Old English as ‘mill ford’, from mylen ‘mill’ (see Mill) + ford ‘ford’. Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maolfhoghmhair ‘descendant of Maolgfhoghmhair’, a personal name meaning ‘chief of harvest’. The Gaelic name was first Anglicized as Mullover, which was later assimilated to Milford.

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

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Milford Family Origin

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Milford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Milford. The most common Milford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Milford's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Milford family was Farm Laborer.

Source: Census data for Milford | Data not to scale

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Milford Life Expectancy

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