Stockford Family History

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Stockford Name Meaning

topographic name for someone who lived by a ford marked by a stump, from Middle English stocke ‘treestump’ + ford ‘ford’. habitational name from some minor place, as for example Stokeford in Dorset (earlier Stockford) ‘ford near to East Stoke’ (so named from Old English stoc ‘outlying farmstead’, ‘secondary settlement’) .

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

Similar surnames: Crockford, Bickford, Rochford, Stafford, Stanford, Spofford

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Stockford Family Origin

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Stockford Family Occupations

What did your Stockford ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Book Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stockford. The most common Stockford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Stockford's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Stockford family was Brick Maker.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Book Keeper

  • Brick Maker


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

Stockford Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Stockford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stockford census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 552 immigration records available for the last name Stockford. 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 Card

There are 589 military records available for the last name Stockford. For the veterans among your Stockford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stockford Life Expectancy

What is the average Stockford lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Stockford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Stockford in 1958 was 45, and 87 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stockford ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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