Offord Family History

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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

Where is the Offord family from?

Offord Family Occupations

What did your Offord ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Offord family was Labourer. 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.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Carpenter

  • Carman

  • Labourer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Offord ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Offord Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Offord. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Offord census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Offord. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Offord. For the veterans among your Offord ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Offord Life Expectancy

What is the average Offord lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Offord life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Offord in 1959 was 45, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Offord

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Offord ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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