Medford Family History

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Medford Name Meaning

Apparently an English habitational name from an unidentified place. Possibly it originated in North America, from Medford, MA, which is named as ‘the ford by the meadow’.

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


Similar surnames: Bedford, Ledford, Morford, Manford, Benford, Belford, Mugford, Elford

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Medford Family Origin

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Medford Family Occupations

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  • Dom Serv Butler

    25%
  • Farm Labourer (Ag)

    25%
  • General Laborer

    25%
  • Insurance Agent

    25%

In 1881, Dom Serv Butler, Farm Labourer (Ag) and General Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Medford. A less common occupation for the Medford family was Insurance Agent. The most common Medford occupation in the UK was Dom Serv Butler. 25% of Medford's were Dom Serv Butlers.

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Medford Historical Records

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Medford Life Expectancy

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