Wafford Family History

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Wafford Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Watford.

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

Similar surnames: Gafford, Wadford, Wofford, Swafford, Bafford, Pafford, Warford

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Wafford Family Origin

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Wafford Family Occupations

What did your Wafford ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wafford. A less common occupation for the Wafford family was Blacksmith. The most common Wafford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Wafford's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith


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

Wafford Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Wafford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wafford 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 154 immigration records available for the last name Wafford. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Wafford. For the veterans among your Wafford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wafford Life Expectancy

What is the average Wafford lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Wafford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Wafford in 1962 was 77, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wafford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wafford 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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