Belford Family History

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Belford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Northumberland named Belford, from Old English belle ‘bell-shaped hill’ + ford ‘ford’.

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


Similar surnames: Bedford, Elford, Welford, Telford, Walford, Galford, Beckford

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Belford Family Origin

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Belford Family Occupations

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  • Grocer

    6%
  • (Dom) Gardener

    2%
  • Agricultural Lab

    2%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, the most common Belford occupation in the UK was Grocer. 6% of Belford's were Grocers. Grocer, (Dom) Gardener and Agricultural Lab were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Belford. A less common occupation for the Belford family was Annuitant.

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Belford Historical Records

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Belford Life Expectancy

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