Ratchford Family History

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Ratchford Name Meaning

Irish (Wexford) and English: variant of Rochford.

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


Similar surnames: Rotchford, Wratchford, Rachford, Latchford, Litchford, Rockford

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Ratchford Family Origin

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Ratchford Family Occupations

What did your Ratchford ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Laborer

    22%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Keeps House

    5%

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Ratchford Historical Records

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

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Ratchford Life Expectancy

What is the average Ratchford lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, Ratchford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Ratchford in 1947 was 56, and 77 in 2004.

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