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Teaford Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Tiefert or Tiffert, variants of Tief (see Teaff), or possibly an Americanized spelling of Differt, a habitational name from Differeden, Saarland.

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


Similar surnames: Gepford, Telford, Seaford, Tedford, Rexford, Sifford, Mefford

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Where is the Teaford family from?

You can see how Teaford families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Teaford family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Teaford families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 6 Teaford families living in Virginia. This was about 55% of all the recorded Teaford's in USA. Virginia had the highest population of Teaford families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Teaford surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Teaford ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Teaford. 25% of Teaford men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Teaford women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Teaford were Carpenter and School Teacher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Truck Driver
    13%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    24%
  • Housewife
    16%
  • Saleslady
    16%
  • School Teacher
    16%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Teaford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Teaford census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 204 immigration records available for the last name Teaford. 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 Cards

There are 611 military records available for the last name Teaford. For the veterans among your Teaford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Teaford lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Teaford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Teaford in 1955 was 38, and 81 in 2004.

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