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Type Surname (from location)
Pronounced Pron. AL-fərd  [key]
Other Forms FormsAlvord

Meaning & History

Habitation name found in Lincolnshire, Surrey and Somerset, England and Aberdeenshire, Scotland. The name can be derived by combining the Old English female personal name Ealdg- and -ford meaning "water crossing" or can mean "from the alder tree ford".
Added 12/27/2007 by moomaster
Edited 8/31/2017 by Sofia, Nifty_Name_Nerd, Frollein Gladys and more