Meaning and name origin
Pollard \p(o)-lla-rd\ as a boy's name is of English origin, and the meaning of Pollard is "small". Derived from Paul. Also possibly (Middle English) "remarkable head", as in a surname given to those with a large or unusually shaped skull.
Pollard is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#866 out of 88799, Top 1%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Pollard and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Paul (#201). (2014 statistics).