The surname Drakesford was first found in Cheshire in the year 1550 when Edward Drakeford held estates in the area of Congleton a small town in eastern Cheshire. The name has also been long connected with Staffordshire where it was typically listed as De Drakensford. 
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Spelling variations of this family name include: Drakeford, Drakeforth, Drakefurd, Drakford and others.
Early Notables of the Drakesford family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Drakesford family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: settlers, who arrived along the eastern seaboard, from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands.