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This famous surname is of French locational origin from Montford-sur-Risle in Normandy, so called from the Olde French "mont", a hill, plus "fort", strong and impregnable. The surname from this source is first recorded in the Domesday Book (see below), the namebearer being a follower of William the Conqueror who was granted lands in England. One, Ralph de Munford appears in the 1159 "Pipe Rolls of Kent" and a Simon de Mumford in the 1242 "Fine Court Rolls of Kent". It is also possible that the name is locational from various villages called Montford, but these all have a French origin as above.

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