What does Gifford mean?
Gifford /gif-ford/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Gifford is "brave giver; puffy-faced". Sports figure Frank Gifford; American conservation pioneer Gifford Pinchot.
Gifford has 3 variants: Giffard, Gifferd and Gyfford.Kreatif forms: Geford, Giford, Gifret. [more]
How popular is Gifford?
Gifford is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#1716 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Gifford for boys. Gifford has yet to be recorded in the list so far. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
A recommended similar baby name is Gilford. Like Gifford, this name is not frequently used.