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Gabford Family History

Gabford Surname 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: Galford, Gafford, Gifford, Walford, Radford, Harford, Pafford

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Where is the Gabford family from?

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

What did your Gabford ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 12 census records available for the last name Gabford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gabford 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 1 immigration records available for the last name Gabford. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Gabford. For the veterans among your Gabford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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