Type Surname (from location)
Pronounced Pron. LAYNG-furd (Literature)
Other Forms FormsLinkford
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Contributor Contrib.Rosamind on 12/2/2015
An English habitational name from any of the numerous places named in Old English as ‘long ford’, from lang, long ‘long’ + ford ‘ford’, except for Langford in Nottinghamshire, which is named with an Old English personal name LANDA or possibly land, here used in a specific sense such as ‘boundary’ or ‘district’, with the same second element.