Ford Family History

Meaning of surname: Ford

The surname Ford has several origins. In some cases it originated as a name for someone who lived in near a ford,[1] and is therefore derived from the Old English and Middle English ford.[2] In some cases, the surname is derived from places named Ford. Examples of such places include Ford in Northumberland[3] (from Old English ford),[4] a place in Somerset,[5]Ford in Shropshire[3] (from Old English ford),[4]Ford in West Sussex[3] (from Old English ford),[4] and Forde in Dorset.[3]

We found 19,838,904 Genealogy and Family History Records for Ford in our Newspaper Archive.

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