Mugford Family History

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Mugford Name Meaning

English (Devon): evidently a habitational name, but of unknown origin. It may be a variant of Mudford, from a place so named in Somerset, from Old English muddig ‘muddy’ + ford ‘ford’.

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

Similar surnames: Mulford, Munford, Fulford, Dunford, Burford, Milford, Pulford

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Mugford Family Origin

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Mugford Family Occupations

What did your Mugford ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Boarding House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mugford. The most common Mugford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Mugford's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mugford family was Boat Builder.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Boarding House

  • Boat Builder


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

Mugford Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Mugford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mugford 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mugford. 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 Mugford. For the veterans among your Mugford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mugford Life Expectancy

What is the average Mugford lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Mugford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Mugford in 1957 was 61, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mugford 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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