Safford Family History

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Safford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Seaford in East Sussex, named with Old English s? ‘sea’ + ford ‘ford’. Until the 16th century, the Ouse river flowed into the sea at this point.

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


Similar surnames: Seaford, Stafford, Pafford, Shuford, Spofford, Walford, Watford

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Safford Family Origin

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Safford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Agri Lab

    7%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Agriculture Laborer

    7%

In 1881, the most common Safford occupation in the UK was Farmer. 14% of Safford's were Farmers. Farmer, Agri Lab and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Safford. A less common occupation for the Safford family was Agriculture Laborer.

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Safford Historical Records

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Safford Life Expectancy

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