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Rainford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Lancashire, so named from an Old English personal name Regna or Old Scandinavian rein ‘boundary’ + Old English ford.

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


Similar surnames: Binford, Radford, Winford, Hanford, Linford, Swinford, Hansford

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Rainford Family Origin

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Rainford Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rainford ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Cotton Spinner

    4%
  • Carter

    3%

In 1881, the most common Rainford occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 6% of Rainford's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Rainford family was Carter. Coal Miner, Farmer and Cotton Spinner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rainford.

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Rainford Historical Records

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Rainford Life Expectancy

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