Meaning and Origin of Watford - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Watford

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • English : Dam made of twigs and sticks

Family name origins & meanings:

  • English : habitational name from Watford in Hertfordshire or from the much smaller place in Northamptonshire, both named with Old English wāð ‘hunt’ + ford ‘ford’.