Relaford Family History

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Relaford Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. See Reliford.

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

Similar surnames: Releford, Relford, Reliford, Medford, Bluford, Elford, Redford

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Relaford Family Origin

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Relaford Family Occupations

What did your Relaford ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Relaford. A less common occupation for the Relaford family was Cooper. The most common Relaford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Relaford's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Cooper


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Relaford Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 988 census records available for the last name Relaford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Relaford 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 31 immigration records available for the last name Relaford. 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 132 military records available for the last name Relaford. For the veterans among your Relaford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Relaford Life Expectancy

What is the average Relaford lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Relaford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Relaford in 1963 was 88, and 38 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Relaford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Relaford 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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