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Whiteford Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Whiteford near Paisley, outside Glasgow, named with hwit ‘white’ + ford ‘ford’, or from some other place similarly named.

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


Similar surnames: Whitford, Whitehorn, Whitmore, Winford, Thetford, Watford, Whitelow

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Whiteford Family Origin

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Whiteford Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    4%
  • Carter

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Grocer

    3%

In 1881, the most common Whiteford occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Whiteford's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Whiteford family was Grocer. Farmer, Carter and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whiteford.

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Whiteford Historical Records

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Whiteford Life Expectancy

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