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Offord Name Meaning

English (Essex): habitational name from a place in Cambridgeshire, called Offord, from Old English uppe ‘up’ (here ‘upstream’) + ford ‘ford’.

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


Similar surnames: Oxford, Ufford, Alford, Elford, Colford, Byford, Axford, Lyford

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Offord Family Origin

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Offord Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Carman

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Carpenter and Carman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Offord. The most common Offord occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Offord's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Offord family was Labourer.

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Offord Historical Records

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Offord Life Expectancy

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