Gifford - Meaning of Gifford
[ 2 syll. gif-for(d), gi-ffo-rd ] The baby boy name Gifford is pronounced as GIYFFaoRD †. Gifford is of Old French origin and it is predominantly used in the English language. The meaning of the name is 'plump-faced'.
Gifford has 21 variant transcriptions. Variation transcriptions of Gifford include Giffard, Giffarde, Gifferd, Gifferde, Giffie, Gifforde, Giffurd, Giffurde, Giffy, Gifuhard, Gyffard, Gyffarde, Gyfferd, Gyfferde, Gyfford, Gyfforde, Gyffurd, Gyffurde, Gyford, and Jefford. The short form Giff is another English variant.
Gifford is an unusual baby boy name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1913 with 0.005% of baby boys being given the name Gifford. It was #939 in rank then. The baby name has fallen in popularity since then, and is of only infrequent use now. Among all boy names in its family, Gifford was nonetheless the most commonly used in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Gifford include Gebhard, Giffard, Gifferd, Gifforde, Giffurd, Giffurde, Gijsbert, Gofraidh, Gofred, Gofreid, Gofrid, Gofried, Gofryd, Govert, Guifford, Gifferde, Gifuhard, Goffredo, Gofredo, and Gausberto.
† Pronunciation for Gifford: G as in "grin (G.R.IH.N)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; 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)"