Ford Name Meaning & Origin
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From Old Saxon, means a shallow place in a river where it may be passed on foot. Many familiar surnames (Crawford, Stanford) come from place names of specific fords.
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Ford Madox Brown, Pre-Raphaelite painter
Ford Madox Ford, British early modernist author
Ford Frick, member of Baseball Hall of Fame
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Ford Prefect, Earth-name of an alien from Douglas Adams' Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy series