Meaning and Origin of Rayford - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Rayford

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • French : Kingly

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • English (also Wrayford) : topographic name for someone who lived by a ford on the Wray river.
  • Probably an Americanized spelling of German Reifarth, Raifarth, or Reifert, from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements rīc ‘power(ful)’ + frid- ‘peace’.