What does Lord mean?
Lord is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#1399 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Duke (#666 last year), Earl, Earle, Earlie, Early, Errol, Irl and Rollo are the popular alternative forms of Lord (#unlisted). Adoption of these boy names reached its most widespread during 1890-1899 (usage of 0.3165%) and has become much less since (usage 0.0418%, down 86.8%), with the versions Earl, Earle, Early and Errol becoming less fashionable. Duke (#666) is the most fashionable birth name in this list, with this name enjoying a resurgence in popularity. Shown below is an analysis of the usage of the boy name Lord and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)