Ransford Family History

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Ransford Name Meaning

English: habitational name, probably from Ramsfold Farm in Lurgashall, Sussex. In a 14th-century record the name occurs as de Rammesford.

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


Similar surnames: Lansford, Hansford, Rainsford, Lunsford, Bransford, Lanford, Sandford

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Ransford Family Origin

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Ransford Family Occupations

What did your Ransford ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ransford family was Farm Laborer. The most common Ransford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Ransford's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ransford.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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Ransford Historical Records

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

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Ransford Life Expectancy

What is the average Ransford lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, Ransford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Ransford in 1960 was 46, and 73 in 2004.

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