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What does Byford mean?

Byford Pronunciation of Byford [by-ford] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Byford is "by the ford". Place name.

Associated with: old english, ford (river).


Creative forms:
(male) Biford, Ceford, ..

(female) Byfordi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Byford Gordon (B.G.), ..

How popular is Byford?

Byford is a rare given name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#20778 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Byford has yet to make it into the list so far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Byford name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Byford outside U.S.

Similar Names

Byford is pronounced similarly to Beuford, Bufford and Buford. Other suggested similar names are Aldford (see Alford), Alford, Allford, Ashford, Baird, Balfor (see Balfour), Balfore, Bard, Bayard, Bayerd, Baylor, Bayrd, Bedford, Bird, Bjorn, Blanford, Boid, Bond, Borg, Boyd, Bradford, Brod, Burford, Byrd, Byrn, Byrom, Byron, Clyfford, Clyford (see Clifford), Cord, Elford, Ellford (see Elford), Ford, Gifford, Gilford, Gjord, Gyfford (see Gifford), Halford, Hanford, Harford, Huxford, Jefford, Kord, Lawford, Linford, Lord, Lynford, Milford, Mitford, Njord, Orford, Oxford, Oxxford (see Oxford), Radford, Rayford, Raynord, Redford, Rexford, Rufford (see Ruford), Ruford, Rumford, Safford, Sanford, Staford, Telford, Tilford, Twyford, Walford, Warford, Welford, Wilford and Wynford. These names tend to be more commonly used than Byford.

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