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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


Similar surnames: Rochford, Ashford, Radford, Ratchford, Hansford, Rushford, Latchford

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Rachford Family Origin

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Rachford Family Occupations

What did your Rachford ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    23%
  • Engineer

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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Rachford Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Rachford ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Rachford Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, Rachford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Rachford in 1945 was 30, and 72 in 2004.

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