Meaning and Origin of: Wilford

Boy name origins & meanings

  • English : Ford by the willows
  • Teutonic : Valiant protector

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : habitational name from either of two places called Wilford, in Nottinghamshire and Suffolk, both probably named with an Old English wilig ‘willow tree’ + Old English ford‘ford’.
  • Dutch : see Williford.