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What does Waterford mean?

Waterford Pronunciation of Waterford [wa-ter-ford] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Waterford is "ford over the water". Irish place name for a county in southern Ireland.

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


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Middle name pairings:
Waterford Lian (W.L.), ..

How popular is Waterford?

Waterford is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#69201 out of 150436, Top 46%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Waterford has yet to make it into the list so far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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Similar Names

Recommended names are Ashenford, Bedford, Beresford, Beuford, Burford, Gayelord, Halford, Hallford, Hanford, Harford, Harfurd (see Harford), Harrford (see Harford), Harrfurd (see Harford), Hartford, Jefford, Langford, Lawford, Medford, Mitford, Orford, Radford, Ransford, Rayford, Redford, Reeford, Rexford, Rutherford, Rutherfurd (see Rutherford), Safford, Sandford, Sanford, Stafford, Staford, Stamford, Stanford, Telford, Walford, Warford, Welford, Wellford, Whitford, Wilford and Wynford. These names tend to be more frequently used than Waterford.

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