Popularity:27043
Origin:British
Meaning:The old river-ford
Alford is a boy’s name of Old English origin. With the charm and romance of a bygone era, it’s really a habitational name owing to its meaning, “the old river ford.” One sees it being used as a surname more, as is the case with Andrew Alford, an American electrical engineer and the inventor of antennas for radio navigation systems. So you can choose this moniker for your little one as a way to pay tribute to all the unsung heroes. And perhaps, baby will feel inspired themselves to be like water, allowing neither success nor failure to get to their heads.
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