Bedford - Meaning of Bedford

What does Bedford mean?

[ 2 syll. bed-for(d), be-dfo-rd ] The baby boy name Bedford is pronounced as BEHDFaoRD †. Bedford is used chiefly in English and its origin is also English. Bedford's meaning is Beda's ford.

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Bedford is uncommon as a baby name for boys. At the modest height of its usage in 1901, 0.005% of baby boys were named Bedford. It ranked at #962 then. The baby name has since slipped in popularity, and is today of infrequent use. Within all boy names in its group, Bedford was nevertheless the most popular in 2018.

† Pronunciation for Bedford: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)"

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