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Origins of the Careford surname

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About the Carefords

We have a total number of 422 records for people with the last name Careford.

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Where do most Carefords live?

In 1921, most Carefords lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Carefords

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 397 records for the Careford surname. The oldest one dates back to 1922.

Who were Carefords most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Careford first names?

  • William
  • Joseph
  • Maria
  • Sarah Ann

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Common jobs for Carefords

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

Common Female occupations for Carefords in 1921
General Servant








Domestic Servant


Common Male occupations for Carefords in 1921
Agricultural Labourer


General Labourer






Brick Maker


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