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Type Surname
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. daft  [key]

Meaning & History

This is an English surname which was especially associated with the Midland counties of the country. It derived from the Old English word of the pre-7th century "gedaeft" meaning "meek" or "mild", and as such it was a pre-Medieval personal name of some kind of popularity.
Added 5/30/2020 by lilster.oop.2010
Edited 5/30/2020 by lilster.oop.2010