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Sandford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places, for example in Berkshire, Devon, Dorset, Oxfordshire, and Shropshire, so called from Old English sand ‘sand’ + ford ‘ford’. Scottish: habitational name from a place in Fife, formerly called Sandford (see 1), now known as St. Fort.

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

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Sandford Family Origin

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Sandford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sandford. A less common occupation for the Sandford family was Carpenter. The most common Sandford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Sandford's were Farmers.

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Sandford Historical Records

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Sandford Life Expectancy

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