Penfold Family History
Penfold Name Meaning
English (Sussex Surrey and Kent): from Middle English pin-fold pen-fold pun(d)-fold ‘animal pound’ applied as a topographic name for someone who lived by a pound for stray animals or most likely a metonymic occupational name for someone in charge of such a pound. Compare Pinder .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press