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Montford Surname Origin
From the Latin 'De Monte Forte,' that is, from the strong or fortified hill or mountain.
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.
Montford Surname Meaning and Family Facts
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A Montford Family History Thought:
'Every man is a quotation of all his ancestors' -- Ralph Waldo Emerson