US Popularity:5719
Meaning:Broad ford, wide river crossing
Help baby float their way through life, no matter the waters, with the name Bradford. A name with Old English origins, Bradford derives from the words brād, meaning “broad” and ford, meaning “ford,” culminating in the definitions “broad ford” or “wide river crossing.” It is also a  toponymic (or place) name, referencing the English City of Bradford in Yorkshire. This ancient name has endured through the centuries and is now a distinctive boy’s name. Those with a love for rock will also recognize this moniker as belonging to the famous namesake Bradford ‘Brad’ Delson, the lead guitar player in Linkin Park.

Bradford Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Bradford is currently #5719 in U.S. births
Boy:Bradford is currently #2646 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

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