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What does Welford mean?

Welford Pronunciation of Welford [welford] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Welford is "well-ford". Place name.

Associated with: old english, ford (river).


Welford has 1 variant: Wellford.

Creative forms:
(male) Welfred, Welsor, ..


Middle name pairings:
Welford Alexis (W.A.), ..

How popular is Welford?

Welford is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#37640 out of 150436, Top 25%). (2000 U.S. Census)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Welford is alike in pronunciation to Alford, Allford, Elford, Ellford, Walford and Wilford. Other suggested similar names are Aldford (see Alford), Ashford, Bedford, Beuford, Bufford, Buford, Burford, Byford, Clyford (see Clifford), Gifford, Gilford, Guilford, Gyfford (see Gifford), Halford, Hallford, Hanford, Harford, Huxford, Jefford, Lawford, Linford, Lynford, Meadford (see Medford), Medford, Milford, Millford (see Milford), Mitford, Orford, Oxford, Oxxford (see Oxford), Radford, Rayford, Redford, Redfurd (see Redford), Reeford, Rexford, Rufford (see Ruford), Ruford, Rumford, Safford, Sanford, Staford, Telfor, Telford, Tilford, Twyford, Waldorf, Waldorp, Walfred, Warford, Waterford, Welborn, Welborne, Welburn, Weldon, Wellborn, Welton, Whitford, Wilfred, Wilfrid, Wilfryd, Willard, Willerd, Wilmore, Wolfert, Wynfor and Wynford. These names tend to be more frequently used than Welford.

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