Waterfall Family History
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Waterfall Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Waterfall, a place in Staffordshire, named from Old English wætergefall ‘place where a water course disappears below ground’. There is another place so called in Guisborough in North Yorkshire and a lost Waterfall in Pontefract, West Yorkshire, both of which may also have contributed to the surname.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Averill, Tattersall, Waterfield, Threlfall, Wigfall, Wetherell