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Updated June 9, 2019

Boy name origins & meanings

  • German : Flax
  • Old English : Rabbit archer

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : habitational name from places called Harford, in Gloucestershire and Devon. The former is named from Old English heorot ‘hart’ + ford ‘ford’, the latter has as its first element Old English here ‘army’. In some cases it may be an altered form of Hereford.
  • Irish : mainly of English origin, an Anglo-Norman habitational name for someone from Hereford.

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