name Cosford comes from when the family resided in the parish of Cottisford, which is in the diocese of Oxford. The surname Cosford belongs to the large category of
names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.
from ancient times.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cosford research.Another 32 words (2 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1567, and 1593 are included under the topic Early Cosford History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago, spelling variations
of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Cosford include Cottesford, Cosford, Cotesford, Cosforde, Cotesforde, Cotsford and many more.