Meaning and Origin of: Radford
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Boy name origins & meanings:
- Old English : Red cliff
- English : Helpful
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Family name origins & meanings:
- English : habitational name from any of the various places so named, for example in Devon, Nottinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, and Hereford and Worcester. Most are named from Old English rēad ‘red’ + ford ‘ford’, but it is possible that in some cases the first element may be a derivative of Old English rīdan ‘to ride’, with the meaning ‘ford that can be crossed on horseback’.