[ 1 syll. for(d), fo-rd ] The baby boy name Ford is sometimes used as a girl name. It is pronounced as FaoRD †. Ford is largely used in the English language, and it is derived from Old English and Scottish Gaelic origins. From Old English roots, its meaning is ford, shallow river crossing. Its meaning is derived literally from the word 'ford'.
In addition, Ford is a variant of the name Bradford (English).
Ford is also a pet form of the name Buford (English).
Ford is also a pet form of the name Clifford (English).
Ford is also a variant of the name Crawford (English).
Ford is also a variant of the name Oxford (English).
Ford is also a variant of the name Redford (English).
Ford is fairly popular as a baby name for boys, and it is also considered fairly trendy. The name's popularity has been growing since the 2010s. Its usage peaked modestly in 2018 with 0.021% of baby boys being given the name Ford. Its ranking then was #635. Among all boy names in its group, Ford was the most frequently used in 2018. Ford has predominantly been a baby boy name in the past century.
† Pronunciation for Ford: F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)"