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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Bickford

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  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Bickford

Charles Bickford was an actor. His career lasted from 1904 to 1967. Charles was given the name Charles Ambrose Bickford on January 1st, 1891 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S. He breathed his last breath on November 9th, 1967.


Phil Bickford is a baseball player for the San Francisco Giants.


James was born on March 16th, 1998 in Napa, California.


Vern Bickford was a baseball player. Vern was born on August 17th, 1920 in Hellier, Kentucky. He died on May 6th, 1960.



William was born in 1774 in Ashburton, Devon. He passed away in 1834.


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Popularity of Bickford as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bickford U.S.
  White 94.53% 64.26%
  African American 0.49% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.54% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.84% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.42% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.17% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bickford

People with the last name Bickford are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Bickford

  • How Popular is the name Bickford? As a last name Bickford was the 4,590th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Bickford first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Bickford is Friday, July 22nd, 1892.
  • How unique is the name Bickford? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Bickford. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Bickford: Your name in reverse order is Drofkcib. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Fkbrdico. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bickford? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 7,728 people with the last name Bickford.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bickford? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Bickford as their last name.

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