Origin of the name COMFORT.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name COMFORT.
the English vocabulary word, meaning "comfort." f. Comfort M. Freeman, a peace activist in Liberia, Africa.
... Comfort Starr was a physician, and the first of the name
(Starr) in New
England. He married Elizabeth . He came from Ashford,
in the county of Kent, in England, and settled at Cambridge, Mass., in
1633. He died at Boston, Jan. 1660—his wife died in 1658.
Children, Doct. Thomas, John, Comfort, Elizabeth, Hannah and Maynard. (A
Catalogue of the Names of the First Puritan Settlers of the Colony of
Connecticut, Hinman, 1846).