Meaning and Origin of Guilford - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Guilford

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Old English : Ford near the wooded ravine

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • English : habitational name from Guildford in Surrey, which is probably named with Old English gylde ‘golden’ (perhaps used here to denote a sandy hill) + ford ‘ford’.