Byford Family History
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Byford Name Meaning
habitational name from a place named Byford, from Old English byge ‘bend’ + ford ‘ford’. There is one such on the Wye near Hereford. topographic name for someone who lived by a ford, from Middle English by ‘by’, ‘beside’ + ford.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Ford, Lyford, Elford, Bamford, Bedford, Byfield, Belford, Alford