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Spafford Name Meaning

English (South Yorkshire): habitational name from Spofford in the former West Riding of Yorkshire or possibly in some instances from Spofforth in North Yorkshire (formerly also in the West Riding).

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


Similar surnames: Spofford, Safford, Swafford, Stafford, Pafford, Clifford, Seaford

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Spafford Family Origin

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Spafford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeps House

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Spafford family was Keeps House. The most common Spafford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Spafford's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spafford.

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Spafford Historical Records

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Spafford Life Expectancy

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