Danforth Family History

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Danforth Name Meaning

English: probably a habitational name, perhaps from Darnford in Suffolk, Great Durnford in Wiltshire, or Dernford Farm in Sawston, Cambridgeshire, all named from Old English dierne ‘hidden’ + ford ‘ford’.

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


Similar surnames: Dunford, Hanford, Lanford, Cornforth, Papworth, Axford, Haworth

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Danforth Family Origin

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Danforth Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    14%
  • Coal Miner Unemployed

    14%
  • Currier

    14%
  • Forge Roller In Ironworks

    14%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Danforth family was Forge Roller In Ironworks. The most common Danforth occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 14% of Danforth's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Coal Miner Unemployed and Currier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Danforth.

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Danforth Historical Records

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Danforth Life Expectancy

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