Meaning and name origin
Cord \c(o)-rd\ as a boy's name is of English, Old French and Spanish origin, and the meaning of Cord is "cord maker; lamb". Cord is a variant of Cordell (English, Old French): football player Kordell Stewart. Also a variant of Cordero (Spanish).
Cord is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#41066 out of 88799, Top 46%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Cord and its source forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Cordell. (2014 statistics).
Cord is also pronounced similarly to Caerd, Caird, Card and Kord. Other suggested similar baby names are Cor, Corday, Cork, Cort, Corty, Cory▼, Court, Curt▼, Ford▼ and Lord. These names tend to be more commonly used than Cord.