Spofford Family History

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Spofford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Spofforth in North Yorkshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Spoford and perhaps so named from Old English splott ‘spot’, ‘plot’ of land + ford ‘ford’.

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


Similar surnames: Spafford, Stafford, Safford, Offord, Pafford, Holford, Stockford

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Spofford Family Origin

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Spofford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Stone Mason

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spofford. The most common Spofford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Spofford's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Spofford family was Stone Mason.

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Spofford Historical Records

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Spofford Life Expectancy

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