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What does Cranford mean?

Cranford Pronunciation of Cranford [cran-ford] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Cranford is "ford with the crane". Place name. Also probably refers to the water-dwelling birds.

Associated with: old english, ford (river), water, dwelling (home).


Cranford has 1 variant: Cranfurd.

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Middle name pairings:
Cranford Jionni (C.J.), ..

How popular is Cranford?

Cranford is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#3464 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Cranford has yet to be recorded in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Blandford, Blanford, Braddford (see Bradford), Bradford, Bradfurd (see Bradford), Clifford, Clyfford, Clyford (see Clifford), Concord, Crawford, Crawfurd (see Crawford), Halford, Hanford, Harford, Langford, Lawford, Linford, Linnford (see Lynford), Lynford, Meadford (see Medford), Orford, Radford, Ransford, Rayford, Safford, Sandford, Sanford, Stafford, Staford, Stamford, Standford, Stanford, Strafford, Stratford, Swinford, Swynford (see Swinford), Walford, Warford and Wynford. These names tend to be more commonly used than Cranford.

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