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Whitford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place named with Old English hwit ‘white’ + ford ‘ford’, probably the one in Devon, although there are other places similarly named.

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


Similar surnames: Whiteford, Whitmore, Winford, Wilford, Thetford, Watford, Clifford

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Whitford Family Origin

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Whitford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Physician

    2%

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

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Whitford Historical Records

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Whitford Life Expectancy

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