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Samford Name Meaning

English: variant of Sandford, probably relating specifically to various minor places in Devon and Somerset, for example Sampford Arundel in Somerset or Sampford Courtenay in Devon.

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


Similar surnames: Bamford, Sanford, Sandford, Stafford, Radford, Alford, Pafford

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Samford Family Origin

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Samford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    70%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Farm Hand

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Samford. A less common occupation for the Samford family was Farm Hand. The most common Samford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 70% of Samford's were Farmers.

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Samford Historical Records

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Samford Life Expectancy

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