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What does Safford mean?

Safford Pronunciation of Safford [saf-ford] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Safford is "willow river crossing". Place name.

Associated with: old english, willow (tree), river.


Creative forms:
(male) Saford, Shaford, ..

(female) Saffre, ..

Middle name pairings:
Safford Aaiden (S.A.), ..

How popular is Safford?

Safford is a rare given name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#9252 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Safford has not been listed in the list thus far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aldford (see Alford), Alford, Allford, Ashford, Bedford, Blanford, Bradford, Bufford, Burford, Byford, Clifford, Clyfford, Clyford (see Clifford), Cranford, Crawford, Elford, Ellford (see Elford), Gaylord, Giffard (see Gifford), Gifferd (see Gifford), Gifford, Gilford, Gyfford (see Gifford), Halford, Hallford, Hanford, Harford, Harfurd (see Harford), Harrford (see Harford), Hartford, Huxford, Jefford, Lawford, Linford, Lynford, Medford, Mitford, Orford, Oxford, Oxxford (see Oxford), Radferd, Radford, Ransford, Rayford, Raynord, Redford, Reeford, Rexford, Rufford (see Ruford), Ruford, Saffran, Saffren, Saffron, Safir, Sanborn, Sandford, Sanford, Stafford, Stafforde (see Stafford), Staford, Stamford, Standford, Stanford, Strafford, Stratford, Suffolk, Swynford (see Swinford), Telford, Tilford, Twyford, Walford, Warford, Welford, Wilford and Wynford. These names tend to be more frequently used than Safford.

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