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Boy Names Ending with -ford

Ford ending baby names and what they mean, with 62 results. -ford names are used more often as masculine names. These boy names were at the height of their popularity 105 years ago (adoption of 0.5%) and have become significantly less conventional since, with names like Milford going out of style. Ford (#741) is the most fashionable boy name among these, while Wolford (top 2%) and Bashford (22%) are familiar -ford last names.

-ford names

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Alford - Halford

Alford and variantsAlford1, var. Aldford, Allford
Derivative of Old English element. "The old river-ford." Alford, Allford (cf. Axford, Areford) are common -ford suffix surnames.

Alford2
Form of Alphonse. From Old German language. "Ready for battle." Usage of Alford as a birth name has decreased since the 1880s. See also Elford.

Ashford1
Form of Ashton. Source fr. Old English element. "Ash tree town." Rather quirky as a birth name, Ashford exists more commonly as a last name.

Ashford2, var. Ashenford
From Old English element. "Ford by the ashes." Outside Top 2000.

BedfordBedford
Derivative of Old English word. "River." Less widespread today. Bedford last appeared in the 1940s in the Top 2000. See also Redford.

Beresford
Source fr. Old English language. "Ford where barley grows." Beresford was not among 2015's Top names.

Bickford
Based on Old English word. "Axe-man's ford." Rare, with the -ord ending, like Bradford, Burford.

Blanford, var. Blandford
From Old English language. "Gray man's ford." Blandford (top 8%) and Blanford (11%) occur often as surnames.

Bradford and variantsBradford, var. Braddford
Based on Old English. "Broad ford." Bradford is generally used as a birth name compared to Braddford.

Buford and variantsBuford1, var. Beuford, Ford1
Based on Old English. "Ford near the aviary." Beuford is rare as a birth name among the versions of Buford.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -ford names: Alford, Bedford, Bradford, Buford, Clifford

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -ford names: Crawford, Ford, Gifford, Gilford, Guilford

Burford and variantsBurford, var. Bufford, Buford2
Source fr. Old English language. "Ford near the castle." Bufford and Burford are more unusual as birth names.

Byford
Origin fr. Old English element. "By the ford." Byford was not among 2015's Top names. See also Beuford.

Clifford and variantsClifford, var. Clyfford, Clyford
Source fr. Old English element. "Cliff-side ford." Clifford appears regularly (top 1%) as a surname.

Cranford
Derived fr. Old English element. "Ford with the crane." Cranford was not a Top birth name in 2015.

CrawfordCrawford
Derived fr. Old English language. "Ford of the crows." Crawford is an uncommonly used male name, registering frequently (top 1%) as a last name.

Elford, var. Ellford
From Old English. "Old ford." Eliford and Euford are creative forms.

FordFord2
Derivative of Old English. "River crossing." Ford is unconventional as a men's name, existing regularly (upper 1%) as a surname.

Gifford and variantsGifford, var. Gyfford
Source fr. Old English language. "Brave giver; puffy-faced." Gifford and variants soared in popularity a century ago.

Guildford and variantsGuildford, var. Gilford, Guilford
Based on Old English language. "Ford with yellow flowers." Less widespread today. Gilford was the form last found (the 1950s) in the Top 2000.

Halford, var. Hallford
Derived fr. Old English language. "Valley ford; Hal's ford." Compare surnames Hanford (top 10%), Harford (10%).

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