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Origin and popularity of the name CATFORD


Catford : 1: from East or West Catford (Somerset). This is the predominant source of the modern surname. 2: from Catford (Kent). Some or all of the post-medieval bearers may alternatively belong with (1) by migration which might explain the variant spelling with -s-.


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

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Geographic distribution of the 618 individuals with the name CATFORD on Geneanet.


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