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HANDFORD Family HistoryRecorded in many spellings including Hanaford, Hannaford, Handford, Handforth, Hainforth, Hainford, Hanford, Hanniford, Hanniforth, Haynesford, and no doubt others, this is an English surname. It is locational and originates either from the village of Hanaford in Devon, or Handforth in the county of Cheshire, or from a similar place called Handford, but known locally as Hanford, in Staffordshire, or Haynford near the city of Norwich, also known as Hainford. The meaning of the name in all cases is probably "Hana's Ford", with Hana being an early baptismal name.
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