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Drakford History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms




Early Origins of the Drakford family


The surname Drakford was first found in Cheshire in the year 1550 when Edward Drakeford held estates in the area of Congleton a small town in eastern Cheshire. The name has also been long connected with Staffordshire where it was typically listed as De Drakensford. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.

Early History of the Drakford family


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Drakford Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Drakeford, Drakeforth, Drakefurd, Drakford and others.

Early Notables of the Drakford family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Drakford family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Drakford Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Ann Drakford, who landed in Virginia in 1663 [2]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)

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Citations


  1. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
  2. ^ 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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