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Origins of the Offord surname

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About the Offords

We have a total number of 11089 records for people with the last name Offord.

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Where do most Offords live?

In 1921, most Offords lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Offords

How common is your surname?

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

We have 10,200 records for the Offord surname. The oldest one dates back to 1194.

Who were Offords most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Offord first names?

  • William
  • John
  • Elizabeth
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Offords

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

Common Female occupations for Offords in 1921
Dressmaker

54

Laundress

31

General Servant Domestic

27

Housekeeper

23

General Servant

22

Common Male occupations for Offords in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

65

Carpenter

52

Blacksmith

43

Bricklayer

36

Farm Labourer

35

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