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Lyford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Lyford in south Oxfordshire (formerly in Berkshire), named in Old English as ‘flax-ford’, from lin ‘flax’ + ford ‘ford’.

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


Similar surnames: Byford, Hayford, Twyford, Linford, Elford, Ford, Ledford, Alford

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Lyford Family Origin

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Lyford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    10%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Beer Seller

    4%
  • Bricklayer

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Lyford family was Bricklayer. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Beer Seller were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lyford. The most common Lyford occupation in the UK was Farmer. 10% of Lyford's were Farmers.

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Lyford Historical Records

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Lyford Life Expectancy

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