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Hanford Surname Origin
(Origin Local Welsh) From hen, old, and ford, a way; 'the old way.'
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Hanford Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Hanford family history than the origin of your surname:
A Hanford Family History Thought:
'We are the children of many sires, and every drop of blood in us in its turn ... betrays its ancestor.' --Ralph Waldo Emerson