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What does Pollard mean?

Pollard Pronunciation of Pollard as a boys' name is of English origin, and the meaning of Pollard is "small". Derived from Paul. Also possibly (Middle English) "remarkable head", as in a surname given to those with a large or unusually shaped skull.


ASSOCIATED WITH small (little), surname


VARIANTS Poll, Pollerd, Pollyrd



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How popular is Pollard?

Pollard is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#937 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Paul (#234 FROM RECENT DATA) is the only prominent varying form of Pollard (NOT RANKED). Adoption of this form of Pollard reached its peak in the 1960s (ADOPTION OF 1.3%) and has become significantly less since (ADOPTION 0.1%, 92.8%), with Paul becoming less trendy. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Paul in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Abelard, Adalard, Adelard, Adellard, Adlard, Alard, Alhard (see Allard), Aliard, Allard, Allerd (see Ellard), Aylward, Ballard, Bogaard, Ellard, Gaillard, Gallard, Galliard, Godard, Goddard, Hallvard, Hallward, Halvard, Halward, Hillard, Hilliard, Hillyard, Hobard, Howard, Hulbard (see Hulbert), Lollar, Lombard, Lonnard, Millard, Millerd, Millward, Milward, Norward, Packard, Palmar, Pellam, Pollack, Polloch, Pollock, Pollux, Portland, Rolland, Villard, Willard, Willerd and Woodard. These names tend to be more frequently used than Pollard.

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