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Origins of the Awford surname

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About the Awfords

We have a total number of 729 records for people with the last name Awford.

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Where do most Awfords live?

In 1921, most Awfords lived in South West.

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Interesting facts about Awfords

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We have 666 records for the Awford surname. The oldest one dates back to 1850.

Who were Awfords most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Awford first names?

  • George
  • John
  • Mary
  • Mary Ann

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Common jobs for Awfords

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Awfords in 1921
Assisting In The Business


At Home


Char Woman


Cook Domestic


House Wife


Common Male occupations for Awfords in 1921
Agricultural Labourer










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