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What does Medford mean?

Medford Pronunciation of Medford [med-ford] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Medford is "ford at the meadow". Place name.

Associated with: old english, ford (river), meadow.


Medford has 1 variant: Meadford.

Creative forms:
(male) Medzor, Neford, ..

(female) Medra, Medri, ..

Middle name pairings:
Medford Bronx (M.B.), ..

How popular is Medford?

Medford is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#7613 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Medford entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its top rank of #1689 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, but is not listed currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aldford (see Alford), Alford, Allford, Ashford, Bedford, Beuford, Bradford, Bufford, Buford, Burford, Byford, Clyford (see Clifford), Elford, Ellford (see Elford), Gifford, Gilford, Gyfford (see Gifford), Halford, Hanford, Harford, Huxford, Jefford, Lawford, Lindford, Linford, Lynford, Medad, Mehmood, Mehmoud, Meinor, Melborn (see Melbourne), Menard, Menor, Mentor, Milford, Millford (see Milford), Mitford, Orford, Oxford, Oxxford (see Oxford), Radferd, Radford, Radfurd (see Radford), Rayford, Redford, Redfurd (see Redford), Reeford, Rexford, Rufford (see Ruford), Ruford, Rumford, Safford, Sandford, Sanford, Staford, Telford, Tilford, Twyford, Walford, Warford, Welford, Wellford, Wilford and Wynford. These names tend to be more frequently used than Medford.

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