Williford Family History

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Williford Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch and North German Wilfert.

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


Similar surnames: Wohlford, Willeford, Willard, Willig, Willyard, Wilford, Williard

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Williford Family Origin

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Williford Family Occupations

What did your Williford ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Williford. A less common occupation for the Williford family was Keeping House. The most common Williford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Williford's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Williford Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Williford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Williford 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Williford. 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 Williford. For the veterans among your Williford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Williford Life Expectancy

What is the average Williford lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Williford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Williford in 1948 was 38, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Williford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Williford 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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