Falford Family History

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Falford Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Galford, Walford, Alford, Halford, Fulford, Talford, Milford, Radford

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Falford Family Origin

Where is the Falford family from?

Falford Family Occupations

What did your Falford ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Brass Finisher and Coal Miner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Falford. The most common Falford occupation in the UK was Brass Finisher. 33% of Falford's were Brass Finishers. A less common occupation for the Falford family was Cooper.

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  • Brass Finisher

  • Coal Miner

  • Cooper


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

Falford Historical Records

What Falford family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 219 census records available for the last name Falford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Falford census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Falford

Passenger List

There are 51 immigration records available for the last name Falford. 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 35 military records available for the last name Falford. For the veterans among your Falford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Falford Life Expectancy

What is the average Falford lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Falford 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Falford

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