Ponsford Family History

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Ponsford Name Meaning

English (Devon): habitational name from Ponsford in Devon, recorded in Domesday Book as Pontesfort and in 1249 as Pauncefort.

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


Similar surnames: Hansford, Dunsford, Horsford, Lansford, Spofford, Bodiford, Lunsford

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Ponsford Family Origin

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Ponsford Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

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Ponsford Historical Records

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Ponsford Life Expectancy

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