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Whiteford Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Whiteford near Paisley, outside Glasgow, named with hwit ‘white’ + ford ‘ford’, or from some other place similarly named.

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

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Whiteford Family Origin

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Whiteford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Engineer

    3%

In 1880, the most common Whiteford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Whiteford's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Whiteford family was Engineer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whiteford.

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Whiteford Historical Records

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Whiteford Life Expectancy

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