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Ufford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Northamptonshire and Suffolk, so named from the Old English personal name Uffa (of uncertain origin) + Old English worð ‘enclosure’.

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


Similar surnames: Gifford, Dunford, Elford, Offord, Ford, Alford, Munford, Axford

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Where is the Ufford family from?

You can see how Ufford families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ufford family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ufford families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 18 Ufford families living in Connecticut. This was about 44% of all the recorded Ufford's in the USA. Connecticut had the highest population of Ufford families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ufford surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ufford ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ufford. 36% of Ufford men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Ufford women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ufford were Farming and Stenographer.

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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
    36%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Salesman
    15%
  • Farming
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    50%
  • Clerk
    30%
  • Stenographer
    20%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Ufford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ufford 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 446 immigration records available for the last name Ufford. 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 731 military records available for the last name Ufford. For the veterans among your Ufford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ufford lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2003, in the United States, Ufford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Ufford in 1941 was 17, and 83 in 2003.

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