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Origins of the Lafford surname

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About the Laffords

We have a total number of 1523 records for people with the last name Lafford.

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Where do most Laffords live?

In 1921, most Laffords lived in South West.

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Interesting facts about Laffords

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We have 1,390 records for the Lafford surname. The oldest one dates back to 1860.

Who were Laffords most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Lafford first names?

  • William
  • John
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Laffords

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

Common Female occupations for Laffords in 1921
General Servant Domestic


General Servant






Domestic Servant


Common Male occupations for Laffords in 1921
Agricultural Labourer


Farm Labourer




Agricultral Labourer




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