Beresford Family History

Meaning of surname: Beresford

Beresford (/ˈbɛrɪsfərd/) is an English surname. It has its roots in the village of Beresford in the parish of Alstonefield, North Staffordshire, or perhaps in some cases from Burford (originally Berford), in Oxfordshire. The placenames are derived from the Olde English pre 7th Century words "beofor", meaning beaver, plus "forda", a shallow river crossing. In the Ashmole roll of 1322, there appears the name of Sir Symon Bereford of Warwickshire.[1]

We found 121,513 Genealogy and Family History Records for Beresford in our Newspaper Archive.

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119,594 Digital Copies of Newspapers
409 Pictures of Obituaries
907 Government Documents
24 Historical Books
579 Social Security Death Records

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