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Tadford Family History

Tadford 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: Radford, Tedford, Wadford, Talford, Trafford, Stafford, Galford

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Where is the Tadford family from?

You can see how Tadford families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tadford family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1911. The most Tadford families were found in USA in 1880. In 1881 there was 1 Tadford family living in West Lothian. This was 100% of all the recorded Tadford's in Scotland. West Lothian had the highest population of Tadford families in 1881.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tadford surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tadford ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 115 census records available for the last name Tadford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tadford 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 68 immigration records available for the last name Tadford. 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 21 military records available for the last name Tadford. For the veterans among your Tadford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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