Telford Name Meaning & Origin

Telford

Pronunciation: TEL-ferd (key)

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Meanings and history of the name Telford

Scottish and English surname derived from a medieval French nickname for a soldier - Taille-Fer, meaning "one who cuts with iron."

Famous real-life people named Telford

Telford Taylor, American lawyer best known as the chief prosecutor at the Nuremberg Trials after WWII.
Thomas Telford, 18th century Scottish civil engineer. There is a town in Shropshire, England named after him.

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