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Origin and popularity of the name BURFORD

Origin

Burford : English (southwestern England and West Midlands): habitational name from Burford in Devon Oxfordshire and Shropshire or Burford Bridge in Surrey so named with Old English burh ‘stronghold fortified manor’ + ford ‘ford’.

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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