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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kingsford

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Alt. Meaning

K is for knowledge, an avid learner

I is for intellect, your high capacity for knowledge

N is for number one, make sure to take care of yourself above all others

G is for gracious, it shows everyday.

S is for serious, not always joking.

F is for festive, the youth of your spirit.

O is for original, one of a kind!

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

D is for decisive, especially when it counts

Notable Persons With the Last Name Kingsford

Anna Kingsford was an editor and the lady's own paper. Anna was given the name Anna Bonus on September 16th, 1846 in Stratford, Essex , England. She passed away on February 22nd, 1888.


He was most active from 1930 to 1958. Walter was born on September 20th, 1881 in Redhill, Surrey. He passed away on February 7th, 1958.


Charles was born on December 25th, 1862. He left this life on November 29th, 1926.


Richard Kingsford was a draper, orchard, and poultry farming. Richard was given the name Richard Ash Kingsford on October 2nd, 1821 in Canterbury, Kent, England. He left this life on January 2nd, 1902.


Robert was born on December 23rd, 1849. He passed away on October 14th, 1895.


Desmond was born on July 24th, 1914. He died in 1944.


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Popularity of Kingsford as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kingsford U.S.
  White 90.69% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.95% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.73% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.90% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kingsford

People with the last name Kingsford are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Kingsford

  • How Popular is the name Kingsford? As a last name Kingsford was the 46,138th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Kingsford first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Kingsford is Tuesday, October 12th, 1909.
  • How unique is the name Kingsford? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Kingsford. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Kingsford: Your name in reverse order is Drofsgnik. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dofisrkgn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kingsford? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 462 people with the last name Kingsford.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kingsford? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kingsford as their last name since less than 1 person in 625k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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