Mulford Family History

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Mulford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Milford in Wiltshire, so named from Old English myln ‘mill’ + ford ‘ford’.

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

Similar surnames: Milford, Fulford, Mugford, Munford, Pulford, Dunford, Holford

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Mulford Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Mulford name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Mulford. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Sweden


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Mulford Family Origin

Where is the Mulford family from?

Mulford Family Occupations

What did your Mulford ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mulford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Mulford's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mulford family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mulford.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Mulford Historical Records

What Mulford family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 34,000 census records available for the last name Mulford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mulford 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 Mulford. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Mulford. For the veterans among your Mulford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mulford Life Expectancy

What is the average Mulford lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Mulford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mulford in 1942 was 48, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mulford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mulford 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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