Forde Family History
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Forde Name Meaning
English and Irish: variant spelling of Ford 1 and 2. This is a very common spelling in Ireland. Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads named Førde (there are eleven on the west coast), from Old Norse fyrði, dative of fjórðr ‘fjord’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Jorde, Ford, Force, Fosse, Horne, Forte, Forge, Cordes, Cordle, Borne