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Seekford Family History

Seekford Name Meaning

Possibly of English origin, a habitational name from Seckford Hall in Suffolk. However, the surname is not found in current English records.

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


Similar surnames: Reliford, Beckford, Seaford, Pickford, Bickford, Sifford, Elford

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Where is the Seekford family from?

You can see how Seekford families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Seekford family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Seekford families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Seekford family living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded Seekford's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Seekford families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Seekford surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Seekford ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Seekford. 60% of Seekford men worked as a Laborer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    60%
  • Farmer
    23%
  • Painter
    10%
  • Machine Operator
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    100%
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What Seekford family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 739 census records available for the last name Seekford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seekford census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 15 immigration records available for the last name Seekford. 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 Cards

There are 201 military records available for the last name Seekford. For the veterans among your Seekford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Seekford lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Seekford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Seekford in 1940 was 40, and 90 in 2004.

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