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Balfour Surname History

According to one branch of the Balfour (also spelled Balfowr, Balfore, Balford, and Balfir) family, the family is from Scotland and is Celtic Scottish. The surname Balfour means "quiet pasture" and the motto of the family is "Forward".  Clan Balfour is a full clan with its own tartan - four plaids: royal, hunting, ancient, and blue.  A famous member of the Balfour family is former UK Prime Minister, Lord Arthur James Balfour. Do you know more about the Balfour family and the history of the surname Balfour? If so, please add your knowledge to this page.

Balfour Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

The Balfour family is from Scotland, in the northeast Highlands to the Kingdom of Fide.   The Balfour family is Celtic Scottish.

Balfour Meaning & Etymology

Balfour means "quiet pasture".  The motto of the Balfour family is "Forward".