Rushforth Family History

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Rushforth Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): probably a habitational name from Ryshworth in Bingley, West Yorkshire (see Rushford). dktent; 1881 British census has 1000+; KH

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


Similar surnames: Rushworth, Rushford, Cutsforth, Cudworth, Burnworth, Ruston, Rushmore

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Rushforth Family Origin

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Rushforth Family Occupations

What did your Rushforth ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rushforth family was Wool Merchant. Farm Laborer and Stove Moulder were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rushforth. The most common Rushforth occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 33% of Rushforth's were Farm Laborers.

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  • Farm Laborer

    33%
  • Stove Moulder

    33%
  • Wool Merchant

    33%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rushforth ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Rushforth Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rushforth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rushforth 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Rushforth. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Rushforth. For the veterans among your Rushforth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rushforth Life Expectancy

What is the average Rushforth lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Rushforth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Rushforth in 1959 was 46, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rushforth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rushforth 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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