Wadford Family History

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Wadford Name Meaning

English: habitational name, perhaps a variant of Watford.

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

Similar surnames: Watford, Wafford, Walford, Radford, Warford, Banford, Wakeford

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Wadford Family Origin

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Wadford Family Occupations

What did your Wadford ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wadford family was Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wadford. The most common Wadford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Wadford's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer


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

Wadford Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Wadford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wadford 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 66 immigration records available for the last name Wadford. 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 613 military records available for the last name Wadford. For the veterans among your Wadford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wadford Life Expectancy

What is the average Wadford lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Wadford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Wadford in 1957 was 64, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wadford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wadford 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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