Sanford Family History

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Sanford Name Meaning

English: variant of Sandford.

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


Similar surnames: Samford, Sandford, Banford, Gafford, Safford, Hanford, Lanford

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Sanford Family Origin

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Sanford Family Occupations

What did your Sanford ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sanford. The most common Sanford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Sanford's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sanford family was Farming.

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Sanford Historical Records

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Sanford Life Expectancy

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