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Rochford History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


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Early Origins of the Rochford family


The surname Rochford was first found in Auvergne, a historic province in south central France where the family has held a family seat since very early times.

Early History of the Rochford family


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Rochford Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Rochefort, Rochefor, Rochefaure, Rochefore, Rochfort, Rocfort, Rossefort, Rauchefort, Rauchefor, Rochefaur, Rochford, Rocheford, Rauchefors, Rauchford, Raucheford, Rocford, Rockford, Rokford, Rockfor, Rokfor, De Rochefort, De Rochefor, De Rochefaure, De Rochefore, De Rochfort, De Rocfort and many more.

Early Notables of the Rochford family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Rochford family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rochford Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Ann Rochford, who landed in Maryland in 1677 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Dennis Rochford, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1682 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Dennis Rochford settled with his wife, Marie and daughters, Grace and Mary, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1682
  • Denis Rochford, his wife Mary and two children, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1682
  • Mary Rochford, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1682 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Rochford Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Rochford, who arrived in New York, NY in 1811 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Walter Rochford, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1816 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Francis Rochford, who landed in New York, NY in 1816 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Michael Rochford who settled in New York in 1845

Rochford Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Rochford, who settled in Canada in 1840

Rochford Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Eleanor Rochford, aged 31, a servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Glentanner"

Rochford Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • James Rochford, aged 20, a farm labourer, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Hudson" in 1879

Contemporary Notables of the name Rochford (post 1700)


  • Michael Joseph Rochford (b. 1963), American former Major League Baseball relief pitcher
  • Edward V. Rochford, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 2008
  • Dennis J. Rochford, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 7th District, 1980
  • Leonard Henry "Tich" Rochford DSC & Bar, DFC (1893-1986), English World War I Flying Ace credited with twenty-nine victories
  • Bernard Rochford (b. 1978), Irish sportsperson
  • Dr. Andrew Rochford (b. 1979), Australian television personality, best known for his role on the health show What's Good For You
  • William "Bill" Rochford (1913-1984), English member of the Portsmouth team that won the 1939 FA Cup

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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