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Dedford Family History

Dedford Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Ledford, Bedford, Medford, Tedford, Deford, Redford, Dunford, Radford

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Where is the Dedford family from?

You can see how Dedford families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dedford family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Dedford families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there was 1 Dedford family living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Dedford's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Dedford families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dedford surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dedford ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 103 census records available for the last name Dedford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dedford census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 12 immigration records available for the last name Dedford. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 25 military records available for the last name Dedford. For the veterans among your Dedford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dedford lifespan?

Average Dedford life expectancy in 1970 was 97 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 71.

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