Other Origin(s):British
Meaning:Dweller at the ford; Shallow river crossing
Forde is a masculine name with Irish and Old English roots. Typically used as a surname, it translates to “dweller at the ford,” with ford referring to a shallow river crossing. Water can have plenty of symbolism in baby’s life, whether they’re treading water, floating peacefully on the surface, or fearlessly splashing across the waves. If you want to encourage baby to cross obstacles with courage, the name Forde can make sure they’re ready to wade.
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