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Alford Name Meaning

English and Scottish: habitational name from any of various places called Alford, for example in Somerset and Aberdeenshire. The first is named with the Old English female personal name Ealdg¯{dh} + ford ‘ford’. See also Alvord.

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


Similar surnames: Walford, Halford, Galford, Elford, Axford, Ford, Radford, Holford

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Alford Family Origin

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Alford Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Farm Labourer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Alford family was Farm Labourer. The most common Alford occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Alford's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alford.

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Alford Historical Records

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Alford Life Expectancy

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