Pettiford Family History

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Pettiford Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): nickname from Old French pied de fer ‘iron foot’, given perhaps to someone with an artificial foot or leg, or to a tireless walker or messenger.

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

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Pettiford Family Origin

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Pettiford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Barber

    6%

In 1880, the most common Pettiford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Pettiford's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pettiford family was Barber. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pettiford.

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Pettiford Historical Records

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Pettiford Life Expectancy

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