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Playford Name Meaning

English (mainly Norfolk): habitational name from a place in Suffolk, so called from Old English plæga, plega ‘sport’, ‘play’ + ford ‘ford’.

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


Similar surnames: Hayford, Lanford, Lyford, Pulford, Trafford, Clifford, Elford

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Playford Family Origin

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Playford Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    19%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Dressmaker

    3%
  • Gardener

    3%

In 1881, the most common Playford occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 19% of Playford's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Playford family was Gardener. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Playford.

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Playford Historical Records

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Playford Life Expectancy

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