Home > Cord


+ to list (0)

What does Cord mean?

Cord /cord/ as a name for boys. Cord's name origin is Spanish, 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).


Cord has 3 alternative forms via Cordell, Cordero: Cordale, Cordas and Corday.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Core, Cyrd, ..

(female) Cone, Cotri, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Charted below is the baby name popularity of Cord for boys. 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, 2014)

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

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

Popular related forms of Cord are Cordell (#1422 last year) and Cordero. Adoption of these relations of Cord was at its apex in 1998 (median #1510) and is now significantly reduced (#1807, down 69.5%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cord, Cordell, Cordero in U.S.

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

Similar Names


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.