Firth Family History
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Firth Name Meaning
English and Scottish: topographic name from Old English (ge)fyrhþe ‘woodland’ or ‘scrubland on the edge of a forest’. Scottish: habitational name from Firth in Orkney. Welsh: topographic name from Welsh ffrith, ffridd ‘barren land’, ‘mountain pasture’ (a borrowing of the Old English word mentioned in 1).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press