Rexford Family History

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Rexford Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Rexforth, a topographic name for someone living at a river crossing or ford near a place called Rex, perhaps the one near Fulda, Hesse.

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


Similar surnames: Rayford, Gepford, Record, Huxford, Ledford, Teaford, Seaford, Rumford

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Rexford Family Origin

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Rexford Family Occupations

What did your Rexford ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rexford. 19% of Rexford men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Rexford women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rexford were Truck Driver and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    19%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Truck Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    17%
  • Housekeeper
    14%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Saleslady
    10%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Rexford Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Rexford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rexford 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 470 immigration records available for the last name Rexford. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Rexford. For the veterans among your Rexford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rexford Life Expectancy

What is the average Rexford lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Rexford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Rexford in 1952 was 46, and 67 in 2004.

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