Wolford Family History

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Wolford Name Meaning

habitational name from Great or Little Wolford in Warwickshire, named with Old English wulf ‘wolf’ + weard ‘protector’, ‘guard’. from the Old English personal name Wulfweard, composed of the same elements as 1.

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


Similar surnames: Walford, Wilford, Welford, Colford, Holford, Galford, Elford, Alford

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Wolford Family Origin

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Wolford Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    38%
  • Laundress

    25%
  • Garden Laborer

    13%
  • Gardner (Dom)

    13%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Wolford family was Gardner (Dom). The most common Wolford occupation in the UK was Labourer. 38% of Wolford's were Labourers. Labourer, Laundress and Garden Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wolford.

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Wolford Historical Records

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Wolford Life Expectancy

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