Cornforth Family History

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Cornforth Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Cornforth in County Durham, named with Old English corn, a metathesized form of cron, cran ‘crane’ (see Crane) + ford ‘ford’.

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


Similar surnames: Cranford, Danforth, Burnworth, Farnworth, Horsford, Colford, Forth

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Cornforth Family Origin

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Cornforth Family Occupations

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

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  • Wire Drawer

    5%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Cornforth family was Annuitant. Wire Drawer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cornforth. The most common Cornforth occupation in the UK was Wire Drawer. 5% of Cornforth's were Wire Drawers.

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Cornforth Historical Records

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Cornforth Life Expectancy

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