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Colford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places called Coleford, in Somerset and Gloucestershire, which are named with Old English col ‘(char)coal’ + ford ‘ford’.

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


Similar surnames: Holford, Wolford, Wilford, Welford, Alford, Fulford, Walford, Halford

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Colford Family Origin

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Colford Family Occupations

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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    20%
  • Annuitant

    20%
  • Dock Labourer

    20%
  • Machine Engineer (E&M)

    20%

In 1881, the most common Colford occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 20% of Colford's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Colford family was Machine Engineer (E&M). Agricultural Labourer, Annuitant and Dock Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Colford.

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Colford Historical Records

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Colford Life Expectancy

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