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Ford meaning and name origin

Ford \f(o)-rd\ as a boy's name is pronounced ford. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Ford is "river crossing". Transferred use of the surname, originally a local name for someone who lived near a river. Linked by most people to the car. Author Ford Madox Ford; automotive pioneer Henry Ford.

Ford has 3 variant forms: Forde, Forden and Fordon.

For more information, see also the related name Buford.

Ford is also pronounced similarly to Ferd. Other suggested similar baby names are Cord, Farid, Ferdi, Ferdo, Ferdy, Fred, Kord and Lord.

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Popularity of Ford

Ford is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#102 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Ford name for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Ford with its variant forms and related boy baby names.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ford name in U.S.

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


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