Winford Family History
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Winford Name Meaning
English: habitational name from either of two places named Winford, in Somerset or in Newchurch on the Isle of Wight, or from Wynford Eagle in Dorset. The first and last are named from a Celtic river name meaning ‘white or bright stream’, the last having acquired a manorial prefix from the del Egle family, who were there in the 13th century. Winford, Isle of Wight, is named from an unattested Old English winn ‘meadow’ + Old English ford ‘ford’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press