What does Ladd mean?
Ladd /ladd/ as a boys' name is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Ladd is "manservant; young man". Usually a transferred surname. Actor Alan Ladd.
How popular is Ladd?
Ladd is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#2096 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the boy name Ladd and related names. The only popular alternative form of Ladd (unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000 is Laddie. This relation of Ladd was at the top of its popularity during the years 1910-1919 (#973) and has become less conventional since. (2014 Birth Statistics)