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).
(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)
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)
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%).
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.