Pettiford Family History

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Pettiford Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): nickname from Old French pied de fer ‘iron foot’, given perhaps to someone with an artificial foot or leg, or to a tireless walker or messenger.

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


Similar surnames: Pettigrew, Pafford, Padelford, Reliford, Pettibone, Pettijohn

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Pettiford Family Origin

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Pettiford Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    17%
  • Gardener

    17%
  • Ag Laborer

    8%
  • Agl Labourer

    8%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Pettiford family was Agl Labourer. The most common Pettiford occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 17% of Pettiford's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Gardener and Ag Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pettiford.

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Pettiford Historical Records

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Pettiford Life Expectancy

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