Swinford Family History

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Swinford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places called Swinford in Oxfordshire and Leicestershire, from Kingswinford in Staffordshire, or from Old Swinford in Worcestershire, named with Old English swin ‘swine’, ‘hog’ + ford ‘ford’.

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


Similar surnames: Winford, Wilford, Stanford, Swineford, Binford, Rainford, Linford

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Swinford Family Origin

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Swinford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    73%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeping House

    2%
  • Servant

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Swinford. A less common occupation for the Swinford family was Servant. The most common Swinford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 73% of Swinford's were Farmers.

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Swinford Historical Records

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Swinford Life Expectancy

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