Pulford Family History

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Pulford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Cheshire, so called from Old English pol ‘pool’ + ford ‘ford’. However, the surname is now found predominantly in East Anglia.

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

Similar surnames: Fulford, Mulford, Galford, Elford, Huxford, Dunford, Mugford, Walford

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Pulford Family Origin

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Pulford Family Occupations

What did your Pulford ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pulford family was Laborer. Farmer, Butcher and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pulford. The most common Pulford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Pulford's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Pulford Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Pulford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pulford 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 Pulford. 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 Pulford. For the veterans among your Pulford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pulford Life Expectancy

What is the average Pulford lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Pulford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Pulford in 1954 was 58, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pulford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pulford 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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