Beresford Family History

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Beresford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in the parish of Alstonfield, Staffordshire named Beresford, from Old English beofor ‘beaver’ (or possibly from a byname from this word) + Old English ford ‘ford’. This name also became established in Ireland.

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

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Beresford Family Origin

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Beresford Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Beresford family was Agricultural Labourer. Coal Miner, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beresford. The most common Beresford occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 8% of Beresford's were Coal Miners.

Source: Census data for Beresford | Data not to scale

Beresford Historical Records

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Beresford Life Expectancy

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