Munford Family History

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Munford Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): habitational name from Mundford in Norfolk, so named from the Old English personal name Munda (from mund ‘protection’) + ford ‘ford’.

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

Similar surnames: Dunford, Mugford, Mulford, Montford, Lunsford, Binford, Milford

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Munford Family Origin

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Munford Family Occupations

What did your Munford ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Munford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Munford's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Munford. A less common occupation for the Munford family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Munford Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Munford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Munford 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Munford. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Munford. For the veterans among your Munford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Munford Life Expectancy

What is the average Munford lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Munford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Munford in 1944 was 53, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Munford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Munford 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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