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What does Burford mean?

Burford Pronunciation of Burford [bur-ford] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Burford is "ford near the castle". Place name.

Associated with: old english, ford (river).


Burford has 2 variants: Bufford and Buford.

Creative forms:
(male) Burbod, Burbor, ..


Middle name pairings:
Burford Thiago (B.T.), ..

How popular is Burford?

Burford is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#6430 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. The only prominent varying form of Burford (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000 is Buford. Adoption of this form of Burford was at its highest in the 1910s (#361), but now, Buford has become somewhat dated. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Buford in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Burford and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aldford (see Alford), Alford, Allford, Ashford, Balfor (see Balfour), Balfore, Barnard, Bedford, Beresford, Bernard, Bernold (see Bernal), Bertold (see Berthold), Beuford, Bickford, Blanford, Bradford, Brod, Burchard, Burgard, Burgaud (see Burchard), Burnard, Burr, Burrows, Burton, Byford, Clyford (see Clifford), Durward, Elford, Ellford (see Elford), Gifford, Gilford, Guilford, Gyfford (see Gifford), Halford, Hanford, Harford, Harfurd (see Harford), Harrford (see Harford), Hartford, Huxford, Jefford, Lawford, Linford, Lynford, Medford, Milford, Mitford, Orford, Oxford, Oxxford (see Oxford), Radford, Rayford, Redford, Reeford, Rexford, Rufford (see Ruford), Ruford, Rumford, Rushford, Safford, Sanford, Staford, Telford, Tilford, Twyford, Walford, Warford, Welford, Wilford and Wynford. These names tend to be more commonly used than Burford.

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