Bamford Family History
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Bamford Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of various places (the two main ones being in Derbyshire and Lancashire) named with Old English beam ‘tree’, ‘beam’ + ford ‘ford’, i.e. a ford beside a plank bridge for those who wished to keep their feet dry.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Radford, Walford, Hanford, Halford, Byford, Alford, Bradford, Pafford