Boy name origins & meanings
- Old English : Dweller at the sandy ford
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.