Branford Family History

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Branford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Bramford in Suffolk or Brampford Speke in Devon. Both places are named with Old English brom ‘broom’ + ford ‘ford’.

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


Similar surnames: Bradford, Cranford, Bransford, Radford, Binford, Stanford, Bamford

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Branford Family Origin

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Branford Family Occupations

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

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  • Carpet Weaver

    5%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Grocer

    4%

In 1881, the most common Branford occupation in the UK was Carpet Weaver. 5% of Branford's were Carpet Weavers. A less common occupation for the Branford family was Grocer. Carpet Weaver, Farmer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Branford.

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Branford Historical Records

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Branford Life Expectancy

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