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Rockford Name Meaning

Apparently an altered spelling of English Rochford; alternatively it may be an Americanized form of French Rochefort or Italian Roccaforte.

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


Similar surnames: Crockford, Rochford, Rotchford, Record, Rookard, Rocheford, Rockwood

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Rockford Family Origin

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Rockford Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    20%
  • Ag Labourer

    10%
  • Chimney Sweep

    10%
  • Comercial Traveller

    10%

In 1881, the most common Rockford occupation in the UK was Labourer. 20% of Rockford's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Rockford family was Comercial Traveller. Labourer, Ag Labourer and Chimney Sweep were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rockford.

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Rockford Historical Records

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Rockford Life Expectancy

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