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Origin and popularity of the name ALFORD

Origin

Alford : English:: 1: habitational name from any of various places called Alford for example in Somerset Cheshire and Lincolnshire. The first is named with the Old English female personal name Ealdgȳth + ford ‘ford’. See also Alvord.2: variant of Halford (or vice versa).

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain, ©2021, University of the West of England
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England

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    Variants of name ALFORD

    ALDFORD HALFORD HALFORT HALLFORD HOLFORD