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Lanford Name Meaning

English: habitational name, probably from Landford, Wiltshire, which was originally Laneford, from Old English lane ‘narrow way’ + ford ‘ford’.

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


Similar surnames: Lansford, Linford, Hanford, Langford, Ledford, Dunford, Banford

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Lanford Family Origin

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Lanford Family Occupations

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  • Bootmaker

    11%
  • Coal Miner

    11%
  • Annuitant

    5%
  • Bar Man

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Lanford family was Bar Man. The most common Lanford occupation in the UK was Bootmaker. 11% of Lanford's were Bootmakers. Bootmaker, Coal Miner and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lanford.

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Lanford Historical Records

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Lanford Life Expectancy

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