What does Cord mean?
Cord [cord] as a name for boys is a Spanish name, and the name Cord means "cord maker; lamb". Cord is an alternate form of Cordell (English, Old French): football player Kordell Stewart. Cord is also a variation of Cordero (Spanish).
Associated with: maker (occupational).
(male) Core, Cyrd, ..
(female) Cone, Cotri, .. Middle name pairings:
Cord James (C.J.), ..
How popular is Cord?
Cord is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#24701 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Cord entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its peak position of #1066 in the U.S. in 1990, but is not listed at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Popular related forms of Cord are Cordell (#1342 last year) and Cordero. Adoption of these relations of Cord was at its apex in 1998 (median #1510) and is now significantly reduced (#1780, down 66.5%).
Cord is pronounced similarly to Caerd, Caird, Cairde, Card, Kaird and Kord. Other suggested similar names are Ard, Bard, Bird, Byrd, Carl▼, Carr, Cary▼, Ced, Ceri, Chad▼, Cid, Ciro, Cloyd, Cob, Cobb, Cobe, Cobi, Coby▼, Cody▼, Coe, Col, Cole, Coll, Colm, Colt▲, Como, Con, Conn, Conrad, Cook, Coop, Cope, Cor, Corby, Coree (see Corey), Coren, Corey▼, Corie, Corin, Cork, Corry, Cort, Corty, Cory▼, Coty▼, Court, Cowry, Cox, Coxe, Coy▼, Coye, Curt▼, Cyd, Dard, Ferd, Ford▲, Gard, Gjord, Gyrd, Lord, Njord and Ward▼. These names tend to be more commonly used than Cord.See names in meaning and etymology.