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Harford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places called Harford, in Gloucestershire and Devon. The former is named from Old English heorot ‘hart’ + ford ‘ford’, the latter has as its first element Old English here ‘army’. In some cases it may be an altered form of Hereford. Irish: mainly of English origin, an Anglo-Norman habitational name for someone from Hereford.

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


Similar surnames: Hartford, Hayford, Hanford, Halford, Radford, Walford, Warford

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Harford Family Origin

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Harford Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    3%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Annuitant

    2%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Harford family was Coal Miner. The most common Harford occupation in the UK was Labourer. 3% of Harford's were Labourers. Labourer, Farmer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harford.

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Harford Life Expectancy

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