Forde / Ford

The name Forde in Ireland is usually of immigrant origin having been brought to the country by settlers from England, especially during the seventeenth century. A number of Gaelic Septs adopted Forde as the anglicized form of their name including the O'Fuarain Sept of County Limerick who also changed their name to Foran.

Origen: Irlandés, Normando. The name Ford finds its Origins with the ancient Anglo-Saxons of England. It was given to one who worked as a keeper of the ford or river crossing. First found in Devon where they were seated from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

Variantes: Forde, Ford, Alford y otros.