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Type Surname (from given name)
Usage German
Pronounced Pron. wool-ford
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Other Forms FormsWolfert

Meaning & History

Means where the wolves cross the river/stream. Wolf meaning the animal and Ford meaning crossing a body of shallow water.

There are two Villages in Warwickshire, England.

"Great Wolford and Little Wolford nestle in the rolling hills of the north Cotswolds between Chipping Norton in the south, Shipston-on-Stour in the north and Moreton-in-Marsh in the west. If you enter from the Four Shires Stone* they are the first villages in Warwickshire."

Also there is a Austrian lingerie company named Wolford.
Added 2/14/2014 by mom2roandjo
Edited 3/6/2020 by Mike C and mom2roandjo