Linford Family History
Linford Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Great and Little Linford in Buckinghamshire or Lynford in Norfolk. The former may have Old English hlyn ‘maple’ as its first element; the latter is more likely to contain līn ‘flax’ or alternatively the first element may relate to the river Lynn. The second element in each case is Old English ford ‘ford’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press