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What does Cord mean?

Cord Pronunciation of 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 Cor-, maker (occupational)





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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)

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

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

Which version is better?

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%).

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-sounding 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.

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