Mefford Family History

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Mefford Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German and Dutch Meffert.

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


Similar surnames: Sifford, Rexford, Gepford, Kofford, Teaford, Kepford, Gafford

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Mefford Family Origin

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Mefford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Tenant

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mefford family was Farm Tenant. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mefford. The most common Mefford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Mefford's were Farmers.

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Mefford Historical Records

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Mefford Life Expectancy

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Famous Mefford Family

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