Sanford Family History

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Sanford Name Meaning

English: variant of Sandford.

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


Similar surnames: Samford, Sandford, Banford, Gafford, Safford, Hanford, Lanford

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Sanford Family Origin

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Sanford Family Occupations

What did your Sanford ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer, Annuitant and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sanford. A less common occupation for the Sanford family was Butcher. The most common Sanford occupation in the UK was Labourer. 6% of Sanford's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

    6%
  • Annuitant

    3%
  • Grocer

    3%
  • Butcher

    2%

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

Sanford Historical Records

What Sanford family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sanford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sanford census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Sanford

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Sanford. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Sanford. For the veterans among your Sanford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sanford Life Expectancy

What is the average Sanford lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Sanford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sanford in 1942 was 32, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sanford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sanford ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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