Summerford Family History

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Summerford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Somerford in Cheshire, Somerford Keynes in Gloucestershire, or Great and Little Somerford in Wiltshire, named with Old English sumor ‘summer’ + ford ‘ford’, i.e. a place where a river could be forded in the summer.

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


Similar surnames: Rutherford, Summerton, Sanderford, Comerford, Hungerford, Summerhill

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Summerford Family Origin

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Summerford Family Occupations

What did your Summerford ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Commercial Artist and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Summerford. 86% of Summerford women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Commercial Artist
    100%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    86%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    15%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Summerford Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Summerford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Summerford census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 182 immigration records available for the last name Summerford. 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 Summerford. For the veterans among your Summerford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Summerford Life Expectancy

What is the average Summerford lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Summerford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Summerford in 1943 was 54, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Summerford 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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