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Last Name Meaning & Related Resources for the Surname FORD

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Definition: One who lived near a ford or river crossing, from the Old English ford, meaning "pass or crossing."

Surname Origin: English

Alternate Surname Spellings: FORDE, FFORDE, FOARD, FOORD

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English Genealogy
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FORD Family Genealogy Forum
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FamilySearch - FORD Genealogy
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FORD Surname Mailing List
Free mailing list for researchers of the Ford surname and its variations includes subscription details and a searchable archives of past messages.

Surname Finder - FORD Genealogy & Family Resources
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Cousin Connect - FORD Genealogy Queries
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DistantCousin.com - FORD Genealogy & Family History
Free databases and genealogy links for the last name FORD.

MyCinnamonToast.com - FORD Genealogy in All Regions
Centralized search results for family trees and other genealogy info on the FORD surname.

References: Surname Meanings & Origins

Cottle, Basil. Penguin Dictionary of Surnames. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1967.

Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Collins Celtic (Pocket edition), 1998.

Fucilla, Joseph. Our Italian Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 2003.

Hanks, Patrick and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Great Britain: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Reaney, P.H. A Dictionary of English Surnames. Oxford University Press, 1997.

Smith, Elsdon C. American Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.


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