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Woodford Name Meaning

English and Scottish: habitational name from any of various places, as far apart as Essex, Wiltshire, Cornwall, Northamptonshire, Cheshire, and Roxburghshire, named with Old English wudu ‘wood’ + ford ‘ford’.

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


Similar surnames: Woodcock, Woodbury, Radford, Woodrow, Welford, Sandford, Winford

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Woodford Family Origin

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Woodford Family Occupations

What did your Woodford ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Woodford. A less common occupation for the Woodford family was Farming. The most common Woodford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Woodford's were Farmers.

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Woodford Historical Records

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Woodford Life Expectancy

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