Bridgeforth Family History

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Bridgeforth Name Meaning

Scottish: probably a variant of the habitational name Bridgeford.

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


Similar surnames: Bridgforth, Bridgeford, Wedgeworth, Bridgford, Rushforth, Danforth

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Bridgeforth Family Origin

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Bridgeforth Family Occupations

What did your Bridgeforth ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bridgeforth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Bridgeforth's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bridgeforth family was Farm Labor. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bridgeforth.

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%
  • Farming

    13%
  • Farm Labor

    7%

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Bridgeforth Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bridgeforth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bridgeforth census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bridgeforth. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bridgeforth. For the veterans among your Bridgeforth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bridgeforth Life Expectancy

What is the average Bridgeforth lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Bridgeforth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Bridgeforth in 1955 was 30, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bridgeforth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bridgeforth ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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