Balfour Family History
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.
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The evolution of Balfour starts at it's earliest origins. Even in the early generations of a name there are variations in that single name simply because family names were infrequently written down at that stage in history.
It was not uncommon for a last name to change as it enters a new country or language. Balfour family members have migrated across various regions all throughout history. As families, tribes, and clans emigrated between countries and languages, the Balfour name may have changed with them.
Balfour country of origin
The Balfour family is from Scotland, in the northeast Highlands to the Kingdom of Fide.
Meaning of the last name Balfour
Balfour means "quiet pasture". The motto of the Balfour family is "Forward".
- Katherine Balfour Murray 1425 - ?
- Lady Frances Campbell Balfour 1858 - 1931
- Kamil Balfour
- Nettie (Balfour) Hughes and first grandchild Walter Cunningham
- Eustace James Anthony Balfour 1854 - 1911
- Col. Andrew Balfour, III
- Neil Balfour
- Nettie (Balfour) & Nettie Hughes
- Lady Griselda Ogilvy Balfour
- Eglantine Charlotte Louisa Balfour
- Serena Mary Churchill Russell Balfour 1944 - present
- Consuelo Lily Balfour 1979 - present
- Margaret Balfour 1453 - 1500
- Georgiana Elizabeth Marchioness Of Balfour Downshire 1843 - 1919
- Alastair Albert David Balfour 1981 - present
- Joan Eleanor Campbell Balfour ? - 1939
- The Rev. James Tubbs 1921 - present
Balfour Family Tree
Famous people named Balfour
Famous people in the Balfour family:
- Lord Arthur James Balfour, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, 1902-1905
Nationality and Ethnicity of Balfour
The Balfour family is Celtic Scottish.
More about the name Balfour
Fun facts about the Balfour family
Balfours have immigrated to many places including the United States of America, Canada, Australia, and others.
Balfour spelling variations
Balfour may also be spelled Balfowr, Balfore, Balford, and Balfir.