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Type Surname (from location)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. bas-ferd  [key]

Meaning & History

Habitational name from any of several places called Basford, especially the one in Nottinghamshire. There are others in Staffordshire and Cheshire. Either that or it's from Old English berc "birch tree" + Old English ford "ford".
Added 3/4/2024 by shelbytism
Edited 3/4/2024 by shelbytism