Hayford Family History

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Hayford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from several places called Heyford in Northamptonshire and Oxfordshire, or Hayford in Buckfastleigh, Devon, all named with Old English heg ‘hay’ + ford ‘ford’.

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

Similar surnames: Harford, Halford, Hanford, Radford, Alford, Walford, Hartford

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Hayford Family Origin

Where is the Hayford family from?

Hayford Family Occupations

What did your Hayford ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Hayford occupation in the UK was Labourer. 13% of Hayford's were Labourers. Labourer, Stick Dresser and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hayford. A less common occupation for the Hayford family was Artist.

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  • Labourer

  • Stick Dresser

  • Tailor

  • Artist


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

Hayford Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Hayford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hayford census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 938 immigration records available for the last name Hayford. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hayford. For the veterans among your Hayford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hayford Life Expectancy

What is the average Hayford lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Hayford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Hayford in 1952 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hayford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hayford 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.

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