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Rushford Name Meaning

English: apparently a habitational name from places named Rushford in Devon, Norfolk, and Warwickshire. However, in view of the present-day distribution of the surname, a more likely source is Ryshworth in Bingley, West Yorkshire, which was earlier called Rushford (from Old English rysc ‘rushes’ + ford ‘ford’). UK 58

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

Similar surnames: Rushmore, Ashford, Rushworth, Rochford, Rumford, Radford, Fulford

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Rushford Family Origin

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Rushford Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Stone Mason

  • Brick Mason


In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Stone Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rushford. The most common Rushford occupation in the USA was Laborer. 20% of Rushford's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Rushford family was Brick Mason.

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Rushford Life Expectancy

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