First name origin & meaning:
Old English: River crossing
First name variations: Ford
Last name origins & meanings:
- English and Irish: variant spelling of Ford 1 and
2. This is a very common spelling in Ireland.
- Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads named Førde
(there are eleven on the west coast), from Old Norse fyrði,
dative of fjórðr ‘fjord’.
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