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From the Old English female given name Ealdgȳþ + ford (ford).

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Alford (countable and uncountable, plural Alfords)

  1. (uncountable) A placename:
    1. A town in East Lindsey district, Lincolnshire, England.
    2. A village and civil parish (served by Cary Moor parish council) in South Somerset district, Somerset, England (OS grid ref ST6032).
    3. A village in Aberdeenshire council area, Scotland (OS grid ref NJ5716).
    4. A town in Jackson County, Florida, United States.
    5. An unincorporated community in Pike County, Indiana, United States.
    6. A town in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States.
  2. A habitational surname from Old English.

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  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Alford is the 1140th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 30771 individuals. Alford is most common among White (63.95%) and Black/African American (30.58%) individuals.

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