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since 1880
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in the U.S.
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Bamford

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Alt. Meaning

B is for bestow, as you give so much.

A is for approachable, constantly meeting new people

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

F is for feeling, your sympathetic way.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

R is for resourceful, in any challenge that comes your way

D is for dependable, on you I can rely.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Bamford

Maria Bamford is an observational comedy, character comedy, surreal humour, and alternative comedy comedian. Maria was given the name Maria Elizabeth Sheldon Bamford on September 3rd, 1970 in Port Hueneme, California, United States.


Patrick Bamford is a soccer player for the Norwich City F.C., Chelsea F.C., Nottingham Forest F.C., Milton Keynes Dons F.C., Derby County F.C., Middlesbrough F.C., Crystal Palace F.C., England national under-18 football team, and England national under-19 football team. Patrick was born on September 5th, 1993 in Grantham, England.


(The Right Honourable) is a businessman. He holds the title chairman of, JCB, (1975–present), and JCB (company). He has had major accomplishments since 1975. (The was given the name Anthony Paul Bamford on October 23rd, 1945 in , England.


V. James Bamford is a writes about united states intelligence agencies and united states writer. V. was born on September 15th, 1946 in Natick, Massachusetts.


Gord Bamford is a country music singing. He has been prominent since 1995. Gord was born on April 17th, 1976 in Traralgon.


OBE Lady Bamford is a businessperson. OBE was given the name Carole Gray whitt in Nottingham. OBE is also known as Carole Bamford.


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Popularity of Bamford as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bamford U.S.
  White 94.35% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.19% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.76% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.56% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bamford

People with the last name Bamford are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Bamford

  • How Popular is the name Bamford? As a last name Bamford was the 15,246th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Bamford first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Bamford is Thursday, May 10th, 1883.
  • How unique is the name Bamford? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Bamford. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Bamford: Your name in reverse order is Drofmab. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dmaforb. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bamford? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,929 people with the last name Bamford.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bamford? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Bamford as their last name since less than 1 person in 154k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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