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Wilford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places called Wilford, in Nottinghamshire and Suffolk, both probably named with an Old English wilig ‘willow tree’ + Old English ford ‘ford’. Dutch: see Williford.

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


Similar surnames: Winford, Walford, Welford, Milford, Wolford, Colford, Swinford

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Wilford Family Origin

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Wilford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wilford family was Farming. The most common Wilford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Wilford's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wilford.

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Wilford Historical Records

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Wilford Life Expectancy

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