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Thetford Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): habitational name from a place in Norfolk, named in Old English with þeodo- ‘people’ + ford ‘ford’.

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


Similar surnames: Whitford, Twyford, Belford, Bedford, Elford, Montford, Watford

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Thetford Family Origin

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Thetford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Clerks In Store

    3%
  • Farm Labor

    3%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Thetford family was Farming. Farmer, Clerks In Store and Farm Labor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thetford. The most common Thetford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Thetford's were Farmers.

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Thetford Historical Records

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Thetford Life Expectancy

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