What does Buford mean?
(male) Banford, Neford, ..
(female) Bufordra, .. Middle name pairings:
Buford Rowen (B.R.), ..
How popular is Buford?
Buford is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#755 out of 1220, Top 62%) and an even more prominent surname for both adults and children (#3722 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Buford reached its highest position of #354 in the U.S. during the years 1920-1929, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Ford (#741 a year ago) and Buell are the prominent variation forms of Buford appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Buford was common 105 years ago and has become much diminished since, with the form Buford becoming somewhat dated. Ford is more ubiquitous than the rest.
Buford▼ is alike in pronunciation to Bufford and Byford. Other recommended names are Aldford (see Alford), Alford▼, Allford, Ashford, Baird, Balfore, Bayard, Bayerd, Bayrd, Beaufort, Bedford, Bird, Bjorn, Boid, Bond, Born, Boyd▼, Bradford▼, Brod, Bucardo, Bud▼, Budd, Burg, Burgard, Burl▼, Burn, Burnard, Burr, Burt▼, Byrd, Cord, Elford, Ellford (see Elford), Eudard, Gifford, Gilford, Gjord, Guilford, Gyfford (see Gifford), Hanford, Harford, Huxford, Jefford, Kord, Lawford, Linford, Lord, Lynford, Medford, Milford▼, Mitford, Njord, Orford, Oxford, Oxxford (see Oxford), Radford, Rayford, Redford, Reeford, Rexford, Rufford (see Ruford), Ruford, Rumford, Rushford, Safford, Sanford▼, Staford, Telford, Tilford, Twyford, Walford, Warford and Wynford. These names tend to be less frequently used than Buford.See names in meaning and etymology.