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What does Cord mean?

Cord \c(o)-rd\ as a name for boys. Cord's name origins are English, Old French and Spanish, and the name Cord means "cord maker; lamb". Cord is a form of Cordell (English, Old French): football player Kordell Stewart. Cord is also a variation of Cordero (Spanish).


Cord has 6 alternative forms via Cordell, Cordero: Cordale, Cordas, Corday, Cordelle, Kordell and Kordelle.


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)

Popular related forms of Cord (#unlisted) are Kordell and Cordell. Adoption of these boy names was at its apex in 1998 (usage of 0.314%) and is now significantly lower, with the version Cordell becoming less stylish. Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of Cord and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cordell, Kordell 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, Card and Kord. Other suggested similar baby names are Cor, Cork, Cort, Corty, Cory, Court, Curt, Ford and Lord. These names tend to be more commonly used than Cord.