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Rachford Name Meaning

variant of Rochford. variant of Rackford, a habitational name from Rackenford in Devon, recorded in Domesday Book as Racheneforda, which Mills interprets as ‘ford suitable for riding, by a stretch of river’.

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

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Rachford Family Origin

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Rachford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    23%
  • Engineer

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rachford. A less common occupation for the Rachford family was Farm Laborer. The most common Rachford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Rachford's were Farmers.

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Rachford Historical Records

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Rachford Life Expectancy

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