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Ford Meaning


What does Ford mean?

The name Ford is of English origin.

The meaning of Ford is "river crossing".

Ford is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Ford.

The Given Name Ford

Popular and bold, it is a name considered by many parents.

A wonderfully classic name.

Wrap it up and take it home, Ford may just be the name you're looking for.

Ford falls into the water name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Ford Prefect.

Ford Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 635 in baby name popularity for boys with 413 occurrences. It ranked 14,318 in baby name popularity for girls with 6 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 709 in baby name popularity for boys with 344 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Ford Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Ford has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Ford to other names.

Ford Related Names

Variants of the name Ford include Forde.

Famous Fords

  • Ford Prefect ~ The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy character

Ford Numerology

What will your new littleFord be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Ford are often political and authentic but most of all they are read more >>

Ford Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Ford in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Ford.

Just for fun, see the name Ford in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Ford in Nautical Flags page.