Rochford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places so called: in Essex and Worcestershire. In both cases the name probably derives from the genitive case of Old English ræcc ‘hunting dog’ (perhaps a byname) + Old English ford ‘ford’, but its development has been influenced by the common French place name composed of the elements roche ‘rock’ + fort ‘strong’ (Latin fortis).

List of People with Surname Rochford

According to our database, there are a total of 536 people with the surname Rochford. Among these people surnamed Rochford, there are about 165 distinct names, with an average of 3 people who have the same name. James Rochford, Thomas Rochford and Robert Rochford are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Rochford, with 25, 24 and 22 people respectively.

Besides that, we found that New York has the largest number of people surnamed Rochford, with a total of 103 people, and there are a total of 67 distinct names among these people. Ohio is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Rochford, with a total of 38 people and an average of 32 distinct names.