Litchford Family History

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Litchford Name Meaning

English: habitational name, possibly a variant of Litchfield. The surname is not found in current English records, but of the 52 bearers recorded in the 1881 British Census, 28 were born in Kent, suggesting that a different, unidentified source could be involved.

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

Similar surnames: Lipford, Pitchford, Latchford, Litchfield, Blatchford, Richmond

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Litchford Family Origin

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Litchford Family Occupations

What did your Litchford ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Litchford occupation in the UK was Gardener. 11% of Litchford's were Gardeners. Gardener, Genl Labourer and Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Litchford. A less common occupation for the Litchford family was Laborer Ag.

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  • Gardener

  • Genl Labourer

  • Joiner

  • Laborer Ag


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

Litchford Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Litchford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Litchford 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 259 immigration records available for the last name Litchford. 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 668 military records available for the last name Litchford. For the veterans among your Litchford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Litchford Life Expectancy

What is the average Litchford lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Litchford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Litchford in 1960 was 39, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Litchford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Litchford 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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