Stockford Family History
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Stockford Name Meaning
topographic name for someone who lived by a ford marked by a stump, from Middle English stocke ‘treestump’ + ford ‘ford’. habitational name from some minor place, as for example Stokeford in Dorset (earlier Stockford) ‘ford near to East Stoke’ (so named from Old English stoc ‘outlying farmstead’, ‘secondary settlement’) .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Crockford, Bickford, Rochford, Stafford, Stanford, Spofford