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Stanford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named Stanford, for example in Bedfordshire, Kent, and Norfolk, or Stanford Dingley in Berkshire, Stanford in the Vale in Oxfordshire, or Stanford le Hope in Essex, etc., all named from Old English stan ‘stone’ + ford ‘ford’.

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

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Stanford Family Origin

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Stanford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, the most common Stanford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Stanford's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stanford. A less common occupation for the Stanford family was Farming.

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Stanford Life Expectancy

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