Horsford Family History

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Horsford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places so named, for example in East Worlington, Devon, Norfolk, and West Yorkshire. The two last are named from Old English hors ‘horse’ + ford ‘ford’, because they lay at fords that could only be crossed on horseback.

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


Similar surnames: Holford, Botsford, Harford, Hartford, Hereford, Bodiford, Horsfall

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Horsford Family Origin

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Horsford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Ag Labourer

    3%

In 1881, the most common Horsford occupation in the UK was Farmer. 13% of Horsford's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Horsford family was Ag Labourer. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Horsford.

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Horsford Historical Records

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Horsford Life Expectancy

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