Anglo-Saxon 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 Anglo-Saxon habitation names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.
Early Origins of the Cosford family
Oxfordshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Cosford family
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Cosford Spelling Variations
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.
Early Notables of the Cosford family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Cosford family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Cosford Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Cosford (post 1700)
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