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Elford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place so named, from the Old English personal name Ella (see Ellington) + ford ‘ford’, or from Old English alor, elre ‘alder tree’ + ford. There is a place of this name in Staffordshire and another in Northumbria, but the surname now occurs chiefly in Devon.

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


Similar surnames: Alford, Belford, Galford, Telford, Welford, Bedford, Ledford, Ford

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Elford Family Origin

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Elford Family Occupations

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  • Woodman

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Elford family was Agricultural Labourer. Woodman, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Elford. The most common Elford occupation in the UK was Woodman. 3% of Elford's were Woodmans.

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Elford Historical Records

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Elford Life Expectancy

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