Name: Balfour

Origin and Meaning of the Name Balfour

  • Meaning:
    Village pasture, farm pasture
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (bal FOR)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Balfour)
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Miscellaneous Info for Balfour

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    This traditionally Scottish surname is also used as a family name and male first name by Jewish Israelis, in honour of the 1917 Balfour Declaration (when the British foreign secretary expressed support for a Jewish homeland in Palestine).

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