Rachford Family History

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Rachford Name Meaning

variant of Rochford. variant of Rackford, a habitational name from Rackenford in Devon, recorded in Domesday Book as Racheneforda, which Mills interprets as ‘ford suitable for riding, by a stretch of river’.

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


Similar surnames: Rochford, Ashford, Radford, Ratchford, Hansford, Rushford, Latchford

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Rachford Family Origin

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Rachford Family Occupations

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  • Confectioners Shop

    20%
  • Labourer

    20%
  • Labourer In Granite Quarries

    20%
  • Seaman

    20%

In 1881, the most common Rachford occupation in the UK was Confectioners Shop. 20% of Rachford's were Confectioners Shops. A less common occupation for the Rachford family was Seaman. Confectioners Shop, Labourer and Labourer In Granite Quarries were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rachford.

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Rachford Historical Records

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Rachford Life Expectancy

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