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SOURCE: Other & Location
PRONOUNCED: LAYNG-furd (Literature)
OTHER FORMS: Linkford
Meaning & History
An English habitational name from any of the numerous places named in Old English as ‘long ford’, from lang
‘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.