[ 2 syll. ox-for(d), oxf-o-rd ] The baby boy name Oxford is pronounced as AAKSFerD †. Oxford is largely used in the English language and its origin is Old English. The name's meaning is from the place where the oxen cross the river.
Oxford has 13 variant transcriptions. Variation transcriptions include Ford, Osford, Oxferd, Oxferde, Oxforde, Oxfurd, Oxfurde, Oxnaferd, Oxnaford, Oxnafurd, Oxxford, and Oxxforde. The contraction Ox is another English variant transcription.
Oxford is not regularly used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In 2018, within the group of boy names directly linked to Oxford, Ford was the most commonly used.
Baby names that sound like Oxford include Oxforde, Osbart, Osbarte, Osbarth, Osbarthe, Osbeorht, Osbert, Osberte, Osberth, Osberthe, Osburt, Osburte, Osburth, Osburthe, Osford, Oxnaferd, Oxxford, Oxxforde, Ashford, and Ashforde.
† Pronunciation for Oxford: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)"