[ syll. tor(d), to-rd ] The baby boy name Tord is largely used in the Scandinavian language and it is derived from Old Norse origins. It is derived from the elements 'thor' meaning thunder, thunder god ; 'fridr' peace, beautiful, fair. The name developed as a short form of Thorfrid (Old Norse). The name Turid (Scandinavian) is the female equivalent of Tord.
Tord is unusual as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.
A famous person named Tord is Radio Personality, Alvar Liddell, born Tord Alvar Quan Lidell, 11 September 1908 - 7 January 1981, Wimbledon Park, Surrey, England.