Pigford Family History

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Pigford Name Meaning

English (Durham): possibly a variant of Pickford.

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

Similar surnames: Bigford, Gifford, Liford, Morford, Tilford, Lipford, Gilford, Mugford

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Pigford Family Origin

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Pigford Family Occupations

What did your Pigford ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Colliery Hewer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Pigford. 12% of Pigford men worked as a Colliery Hewer and 65% of Pigford women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pigford were Coal Hewer Heavy Worker Below and Household Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Colliery Hewer
  • Colliery Stoneman
  • Capstan Lathe Hand (airc
  • Coal Hewer Heavy Worker Below

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Household Duties
  • Horticultural Flower Packer
  • Household Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Pigford Historical Records

What Pigford family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Pigford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pigford 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 318 immigration records available for the last name Pigford. 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 816 military records available for the last name Pigford. For the veterans among your Pigford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pigford Life Expectancy

What is the average Pigford lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Pigford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Pigford in 1956 was 41, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pigford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pigford 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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