Spafford Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Spafford Name Meaning

English (South Yorkshire): habitational name from Spofford in the former West Riding of Yorkshire or possibly in some instances from Spofforth in North Yorkshire (formerly also in the West Riding).

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


Similar surnames: Spofford, Safford, Swafford, Stafford, Pafford, Clifford, Seaford

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Spafford Family Origin

Where is the Spafford family from?

SHOW MORE

Spafford Family Occupations

What did your Spafford ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Agent & Commission Agent

    3%

In 1881, the most common Spafford occupation in the UK was Farmer. 13% of Spafford's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Spafford family was Agent & Commission Agent. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spafford.

Source: Census data for Spafford | Data not to scale

Spafford Historical Records

What Spafford family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Spafford ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Spafford

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Spafford Life Expectancy

What is the average Spafford lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Spafford 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Spafford Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)

James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Look up another name