Hansford Family History

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Hansford Name Meaning

English (Dorset): habitational name from an unidentified place, possibly Ansford in Somerset, which is recorded in Domesday Book as Almundesford, from the genitive case of the Old English personal name Ealhmund (composed of the elements ealh ‘temple’ + mund ‘protection’) + Old English ford ‘ford’.

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


Similar surnames: Hanford, Lansford, Dunsford, Lunsford, Langford, Bassford, Sandford

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Hansford Family Origin

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Hansford Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Dairyman

    3%
  • Farmer

    2%
  • Labourer

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Dairyman and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hansford. A less common occupation for the Hansford family was Labourer. The most common Hansford occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Hansford's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Hansford Historical Records

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Hansford Life Expectancy

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