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Hungerford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Hungerford in Berkshire, named with Old English hungor ‘hunger’ (here probably denoting unproductive land) + ford ‘ford’. This surname has been established in Ireland since the 17th century.

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


Similar surnames: Sanderford, Rutherford, Summerford, Lunsford, Langford, Hunger

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Hungerford Family Origin

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Hungerford Family Occupations

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

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  • Dress Maker

    11%
  • Iron Moulder

    11%
  • Labourer

    11%
  • Land Owner

    11%

In 1881, Dress Maker, Iron Moulder and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hungerford. The most common Hungerford occupation in the UK was Dress Maker. 11% of Hungerford's were Dress Makers. A less common occupation for the Hungerford family was Land Owner.

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Hungerford Historical Records

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Hungerford Life Expectancy

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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