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What does Guilford mean?

Guilford Pronunciation of Guilford as a boys' name has its root in Old English, and the meaning of the name Guilford is "ford with yellow flowers". Guilford is a variant form of Guildford (Old English): place name.

ASSOCIATED WITH Gu-, -ford, old english, ford (river), yellow (gold), flowers





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How popular is Guilford?

Guilford is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#11146 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Guilford reached its peak position of #1651 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

The only other popular related form of Guilford appearing in the Top 2000 is Gilford. These forms of Guilford were favored as baby names during 1910-1919.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Guilford, Gilford in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Guilford and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Alford, Allford, Bufford, Buford, Burford, Clifford, Elford, Ellford (see Elford), Gaillard, Galfrid, Gaylord, Giffard (see Gifford), Gifferd (see Gifford), Gifford, Gilbert, Gilburt, Gilmore, Guilbert, Gyfford (see Gifford), Halford, Hallford, Huxford, Linford, Milford, Millford (see Milford), Mitford, Rufford (see Ruford), Ruford, Rumford, Rushford, Swinford, Telford, Tilford, Walford, Welford, Wellford, Whitford and Wilford. These names tend to be more commonly used than Guilford.

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