Origin:British
Popularity:879
Meaning:river crossing, dweller at the ford
Ford is a boy’s name originating from Britain. The term “ford” derives from Old English, meaning “a shallow place where water can cross.” Other simpler definitions include “river crossing” and “dwellers at the ford”. There have been many famous Fords throughout history including the author, Ford Madox Ford, and Henry Ford, the founder of Ford motor cars. With prestigious Fords glittered throughout history, baby will certainly be in good company.

Famous People Named Ford

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  • Betty Ford
    United States First Lady
  • Eileen Ford
    Model
  • Gerald Ford
    United States President
  • Harrison Ford
    Actor
  • John Ford
    Director
  • Whitey Ford
    Baseball Player

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Source: Social Security Administration

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