Thetford Family History

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Thetford Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): habitational name from a place in Norfolk, named in Old English with þeodo- ‘people’ + ford ‘ford’.

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


Similar surnames: Whitford, Twyford, Belford, Bedford, Elford, Montford, Watford

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Thetford Family Origin

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Thetford Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Printer Compositor

    8%
  • Brewers Servant

    4%
  • Coffee House Keeper

    4%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Printer Compositor and Brewers Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thetford. A less common occupation for the Thetford family was Coffee House Keeper. The most common Thetford occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Thetford's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Thetford Historical Records

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Thetford Life Expectancy

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