Guessford Family History
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Guessford Name Meaning
Possibly an altered form of English Gosford, a habitational name from places so named in Oxfordshire, Somerset, Suffolk, and Warwickshire, or from Gosforth in Cumbria. All are named from Old English gos ‘goose’ (genitive plural gósa ‘of the geese’) + ford ‘ford’ .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Lunsford, Bassford, Dunsford, Horsford, Rushford, Guilford, Hansford