Stratford Family History

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Stratford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Greater London, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire, Suffolk, Wiltshire, and Warwickshire, named in Old English with str?t ‘paved highway’, ‘Roman road’ (see Street) + ford ‘ford’.

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

Similar surnames: Trafford, Stanford, Stratton, Stafford, Cranford, Radford, Crawford

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Stratford Family Origin

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Stratford Family Occupations

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

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Bricklayer

  • Wood Turner


In 1881, the most common Stratford occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Stratford's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Stratford family was Wood Turner. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stratford.

Source: Census data for Stratford | Data not to scale

Stratford Historical Records

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Stratford Life Expectancy

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