Meaning and Origin of: Linford

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Old English : Linden tree

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : habitational name from Great and Little Linford in Buckinghamshire or Lynford in Norfolk. The former may have Old English hlyn ‘maple’ as its first element; the latter is more likely to contain līn ‘flax’. The second element in each case is Old English ford ‘ford’.