Pronunciation: \s(a)-nfo-rd, san-ford\
Gender / Sex: boy
Meaning: sandy ford
Sounds Like: Swinford, Swynford
Variant forms: Sandford, Sandfurd
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 702
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 793
Sanford \s(a)-nfo-rd, san-ford\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Sanford is "sandy ford". Place name. Acting teacher Sanford Meisner.
Sanford has 2 variant forms: Sandford and Sandfurd.
Baby names that sound like Sanford are Swinford and Swynford.
Sanford is a somewhat popular first name for men (#702 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for both men and women (#793 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)