Meaning and Origin of: Telford
Boy name origins & meanings:
- French : Works in iron
Boy name variations
Family name origins & meanings:
- Scottish and English (Northumbria) : not, as its form would imply, a habitational name, even though there is a place in Shropshire so called, but a variant of Telfer, assimilated to the pattern of habitational names in -ford. The Shropshire place is a new town, named after the celebrated Scottish civil engineer Thomas Telford (1757–1834).