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Milford Name Meaning

English (Devon): habitational name from any of numerous places, for example in Derbyshire, Devon, Hampshire, Norfolk, Staffordshire, and Surrey, named in Old English as ‘mill ford’, from mylen ‘mill’ (see Mill) + ford ‘ford’. Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maolfhoghmhair ‘descendant of Maolgfhoghmhair’, a personal name meaning ‘chief of harvest’. The Gaelic name was first Anglicized as Mullover, which was later assimilated to Milford.

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


Similar surnames: Mulford, Wilford, Elford, Alford, Winford, Galford, Walford, Fulford

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Milford Family Origin

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Milford Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    6%
  • Gardener

    5%
  • Charwoman

    3%
  • Dressmaker

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Milford family was Dressmaker. Labourer, Gardener and Charwoman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Milford. The most common Milford occupation in the UK was Labourer. 6% of Milford's were Labourers.

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Milford Historical Records

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Milford Life Expectancy

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