What does Alford mean?
Alford▼ has 2 variants: Aldford and Allford.
Affiliated boy name: Alphonse.Creative forms:
(male) Aluford, Anford, ..
(female) Alfordi, .. Middle name pairings:
Alford Alejandro (A.A.), ..
How popular is Alford?
Alford is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#1064 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Alford reached its top rank of #504 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Alphonse is the only other popular varying form of Alford. These relations of Alford were popular with parents in the 1910s (average #501), but now, versions such as Alphonse have become less fashionable.
Alford▼ is pronounced similarly to Elford, Ellford, Walford, Welford, Wellford and Wilford▼. Other recommended names are Ahlfred (see Alfred), Ailfred (see Alfred), Ailfrid, Ailfryd (see Alfred), Alard, Albaro, Albern, Albert▼, Alfo, Alfons, Alfonz, Alfre, Alfred▼, Alfredo, Alfrey, Alhard (see Allard), Aliard, Allard, Allerd (see Ellard), Alvar, Alvaro, Alvern, Alvert, Ashford, Buford▼, Byford, Clyford (see Clifford), Gilford, Halford, Milford▼, Orford, Oxford, Ruford, Telford and Tilford. These names tend to be more frequently used than Alford.See names in meaning and etymology.