Other Origin(s):British, Welsh
Meaning:From the high ford; Of Handforth
Hanford is a gender-neutral Jamaican name with origins in Old English and Welsh. Meaning “from the high ford” and “of Handforth,” Hanford is a place name-turned-surname now making a stand as a spiffy personal title. Dating back to the Anglo-Saxon era, today, Handforth remains a town you can visit in Cheshire, England, and bearers of the title brought the name to Jamaica. Hanford is a surname that can be found across the globe, making it a worldly appellation steeped in colonial history.
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