Meaning and Origin of Telfer - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Telfer

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • French : Works in iron

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Scottish and northern English : from a personal name based on a byname for a strong man or ferocious warrior, from Old French taille(r) ‘to cut’ + fer ‘iron’ (Latin ferrum).