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What does Radford mean?

Radford Pronunciation of Radford as a boys' name is pronounced RAD-ford. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Radford is "from the reedy ford; red ford". Place name.

ASSOCIATED WITH Ra-, -ford, old english, ford (river), red


VARIANTS Radferd, Radfurd, Redford



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How popular is Radford?

Radford is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#2636 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Radford reached its apex position of #1592 in the U.S. during the years 1890-1899, but is not found in the list at the moment. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Radford is alike in pronunciation to Redfurd. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Aldford (see Alford), Bedford, Bradford, Halford, Hanford, Harford, Lawford, Meadford (see Medford), Medford, Radbert, Radborn (see Radburn), Radborne, Radbourn (see Radburn), Radburn, Radmond (see Redmond), Radnor, Ransford, Rayford, Raynord, Reeford, Rexford, Rufford (see Ruford), Ruford, Rumford, Safford, Sandford, Sanford, Walford and Warford. These names tend to be more commonly used than Radford.

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