What does Guilford mean?
Guilford \gu(i)-lfo-rd, guil-ford\ as a boys' name. Guilford's root is Old English, and the meaning of the name Guilford is "ford with yellow flowers". Guilford is a variant of Guildford (Old English): place name. Only rarely used as a baby name.
Guilford has 1 alternative form via Guildford: Gilford.
Guilford is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#9129 out of 88799, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Guilford for boys. Guilford has yet to be listed in the Top 1000 so far. (2014 Birth Statistics)