What does Stafford mean?
Stafford [stafford] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Stafford is "ford by a landing place". Place name. Mostly 19th-century use.
VARIANTS Stafforde, StafordCREATIVE FORMS
(female) MIDDLE NAME PAIRINGS
Stafford Ayden (S.A.), ..
How popular is Stafford?
Stafford is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#689 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)
Stafford reached its apex position of #1163 in the U.S. during the years 1950-1959, but is not found in the list currently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Blanford, Bradford▼, Bufford, Clifford▼, Clyfford, Cranford, Crawford▼, Gifford, Gyfford (see Gifford), Halford, Hanford, Harford, Jefford, Lawford, Meadford (see Medford), Radford, Rayford, Rufford (see Ruford), Safford, Sandford, Sanford▼, Staffan, Stamford, Standford, Stanford, Stanmore, Stanwood, Stavros, Steffon, Strafford, Stratford, Swinford, Swynford (see Swinford), Walford and Warford. These names tend to be more frequently used than Stafford.See names in meaning and etymology.