Balfour
Origin/Usage
Gaelic
Pronunciation
BAL-fawr
Meaning
Pasture land in a village
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Balfour is a very old Scottish name, a compound of 'baile', which was a Gaelic word that meant 'village or farm', and the Welsh word 'pawr', which meant 'pasture'.

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