Meaning and Origin of: Sandford

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Old English : Dweller at the sandy ford

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : habitational name from any of the various places, for example in Berkshire, Devon, Dorset, Oxfordshire, and Shropshire, so called from Old English sand ‘sand’ + ford ‘ford’.
  • Scottish : habitational name from a place in Fife, formerly called Sandford (see 1), now known as St. Fort.