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.