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Padelford Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Its form is that of an English habitational name but no place of this name has been identified in Britain. It may be an altered form of English Puddiford, itself probably a variant of Puddefoot or Puddephat, a nickname for a short, fat person or someone with a pot belly, from Middle English puddy ‘round’, ‘rotund’, + vat ‘barrel’.

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


Similar surnames: Harford, Walford, Sanderford, Galford, Elford, Telford, Bodiford

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Padelford Family Origin

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Padelford Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Padelford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Padelford's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Padelford. A less common occupation for the Padelford family was Shoemaker.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Cooper

    5%
  • Shoemaker

    5%

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Padelford Historical Records

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Padelford Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, Padelford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Padelford in 1957 was 60, and 66 in 2004.

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