The Hefford Name History
This surname, of English origin, is a variant of the Locational name
Helford in Cornwall, derived from the Welsh "haler" Salt,
hence Salt River, plus the Old English "ford" Ford,
thus Ford over the Salt River.
The surname dates to 1543, at Landulph, Cornwall,
during the Reign of King Henry VIII,
known as "Good King Hal", 1509 - 1547.
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