Last name: DUNFORD

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DUNFORD : This last name is indexed 28,234 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

DUNFORD : English:: 1: habitational name from Dunford Bridge in Thurlstone (Yorkshire) so called from the river Don (a British name possibly meaning ‘river’) + Old English ford ‘ford’ or from Dunford House in Methley (Yorkshire) named in Old English as ‘Dunn's ford’ (see Dunn 2).2: variant of Durnford a habitational name from Durnford in Wiltshire arising from Old English dierne + ford ‘hidden ford’. Alternatively the name may perhaps arise from Dunford alias Durnford in Addlestone (Surrey).

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