Wakeford Family History

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Wakeford Name Meaning

English: habitational name, possibly a variant of Wakefield; otherwise from a lost or unidentified place.

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

Similar surnames: Drakeford, Bareford, Manford, Wadford, Watford, Walford, Swafford

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Wakeford Family Origin

Where is the Wakeford family from?

Wakeford Family Occupations

What did your Wakeford ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wakeford family was Farmer. The most common Wakeford occupation in the USA was Agt For Timber. 17% of Wakeford's were Agt For Timbers. Agt For Timber, Boatman and Currier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wakeford.

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  • Agt For Timber

  • Boatman

  • Currier

  • Farmer


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

Wakeford Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Wakeford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wakeford 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Wakeford. 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 Wakeford. For the veterans among your Wakeford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wakeford Life Expectancy

What is the average Wakeford lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Wakeford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Wakeford in 1957 was 32, and 58 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wakeford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wakeford 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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