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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Beresford

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  1. A surname​.
  2. A settlement in British Columbia, Canada
  3. A town in New Brunswick, Canada
  4. A city in South Dakota

Notable Persons Named Beresford

Beresford was born in 1905. He left this life in 1984.


Beresford was born on October 7th, 1898. He breathed his last breath on September 22nd, 1976.


Beresford was born on January 1st, 1864 in Birmingham. Beresford is also known as Kidd and B. J.. He died on May 15th, 1948.


Beresford was born on February 2nd, 1880 in Hartlepool. He left this life on November 19th, 1923.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Beresford

Bruce Beresford is a film director. He was most prominent from 1972 to present. Bruce was born on August 16th, 1940 in Paddington, Sydney, Australia.


Sir Paul Beresford is a for Mole Valley, for Croydon Central, Member of Parliament, and forCroydon Central. He was most prominent from 1997 to 1997. Paul was born on April 6th, 1946 in Levin, Horowhenua, New Zealand.


The Lord Beresford is a military person. His military service ended in 1911.


George was born on July 10th, 1864. He left this life on February 21st, 1938.


Stephen Beresford is an actor and writer. Stephen was born in 1972 in Dartmouth, England.


Elisabeth Beresford was a children's books, novels, and children's literature novelist. Elisabeth was born on August 6th, 1926 in Paris. Elisabeth is also known as Liza Beresford. She breathed her last breath on December 24th, 2010.


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Popularity of Beresford as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Beresford U.S.
  White 83.29% 64.26%
  African American 9.16% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.08% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.55% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.94% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.98% 16.26%

Of Last Name Beresford

People with the last name Beresford are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Beresford

  • How Popular is the name Beresford? Beresford is the 95,861st most popular name of all time. As a last name Beresford was the 18,579th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Beresford have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Beresford in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Beresford? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1958 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Beresford first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Beresford is Thursday, October 5th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Beresford born? The highest recorded use of the first name Beresford was in 1958 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Beresford: Your name in reverse order is Drofsereb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Bdeorfrse. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Beresford? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,484 people with the last name Beresford.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Beresford? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Beresford as their last name since less than 1 person in 200k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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