"the village by the pasture"

Balfour Origin and Meaning

The name Balfour is a boy's name of Scottish origin meaning "the village by the pasture".
Historically interesting via the 1917 Balfour Declaration, which supported the creation of a Jewish state in Palestine.

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Famous People Named Balfour

  • Balfour StewartScottish physicist
  • Robert Louis Balfour StevensonBritish novelist
  • Arthur James BalfourBritish Prime Minister

Balfour in Pop Culture

  • Balfour Declarationestablished Palestine as Homeland for Jews

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