US Popularity:5721
Meaning:Village near the pasture
Balfour is a boy’s name and surname of Scottish origin. It combines the Scottish Gaelic words baile (village) and pùir (pasture) to mean “village by the pasture.” This surname was famously borne by Arthur Balfour, prime minister of Britain from 1902 to 1905. If you have Scottish roots, why not choose this name as a nod to baby’s heritage?

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