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Origins of the Dunford surname

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About the Dunfords

We have a total number of 23172 records for people with the last name Dunford.

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Where do most Dunfords live?

In 1921, most Dunfords lived in South East.


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Interesting facts about Dunfords

How common is your surname?

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

We have 20,400 records for the Dunford surname. The oldest one dates back to 1830.

Who were Dunfords most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Dunford first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Dunfords

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

Common Female occupations for Dunfords in 1921
Dressmaker

89

Laundress

71

General Servant Domestic

62

Domestic Servant

44

General Servant

38

Common Male occupations for Dunfords in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

163

Farm Labourer

85

General Labourer

82

Bricklayer

59

Carpenter

53

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