Montford Family History
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Montford Name Meaning
variant of Montfort. habitational name from Montford in Shropshire, named in Old English as Maneford, from (ge)m?ne or mann (genitive plural -a) ‘communal’, ‘of the community’ + ford ‘ford’; or from Mundford in Norfolk, named in Old English as ‘Munda’s ford’, from Munda, an unattested Old English personal name, + ford ‘ford’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Munford, Mountford, Montfort, Langford, Winford, Dunsford, Lunsford