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Safford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Seaford in East Sussex, named with Old English s? ‘sea’ + ford ‘ford’. Until the 16th century, the Ouse river flowed into the sea at this point.

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


Similar surnames: Seaford, Stafford, Pafford, Shuford, Spofford, Walford, Watford

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Safford Family Origin

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Safford Family Occupations

What did your Safford ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Safford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Safford's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Safford family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Safford.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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Safford Historical Records

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

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Safford Life Expectancy

What is the average Safford lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, Safford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Safford in 1943 was 36, and 79 in 2004.

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