Buford Family History
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Buford Name Meaning
English: most probably a variant of Beaufort. Possibly an Anglicized spelling of French Buffard, which is from Old French bouffard, a term which meant ‘puffing and blowing’, hence an unflattering nickname for an irascible or self-important man.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Duford, Shuford, Burd, Byford, Bufford, Burford, Bluford, Bumford