Welford Family History
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Welford Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of the places named Welford, of which there are instances in Berkshire, Gloucestershire, Northamptonshire, and elsewhere. The first is named from Old English welig ‘willow’ + ford ‘ford’; the latter two seem to have the first element well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Walford, Wilford, Belford, Elford, Ledford, Winford, Wolford, Colford