From Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search


English Wikipedia has an article on:

Alternative forms[edit]


From Welsh hen ("old") and ford ("a way"): the old way (Source: William Arthur 1857).

Proper noun[edit]

Hanford (countable and uncountable, plural Hanfords)

  1. A Welsh surname (the most common in England and the United States).
  2. A city, the county seat of Kings County, in central California, United States.
  3. An unincorporated community in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa.
  4. A former small agricultural community located in Benton County, Washington, which was depopulated in 1943 in order to make room for the nuclear production facility known as the Hanford Site.
  5. A village and civil parish in Dorset, England, previously in North Dorset district (OS grid ref ST8411).
  6. A suburb in south-west Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England (OS grid ref SJ8742).

Derived terms[edit]


  • William Arthur: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names. New York, NY: Sheldon, Blakeman & Co., 1857. p. 153.