Last name origins & meanings:
- English (Devon): habitational name from any of numerous places,
for example in Derbyshire, Devon, Hampshire, Norfolk, Staffordshire,
and Surrey, named in Old English as ‘mill ford’, from mylen
‘mill’ (see Mill) + ford ‘ford’.
- Irish: Anglicized
form of Gaelic Ó Maolfhoghmhair ‘descendant of
Maolgfhoghmhair’, a personal name meaning ‘chief of harvest’.
The Gaelic name was first Anglicized as Mullover, which was
later assimilated to Milford.
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