Pronunciation: \s-taffo-rd, st(af)-ford\
Gender / Sex: boy
Meaning: ford by a landing place
Sounds Like: Stavros
Variant forms: Stafforde, Staford
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 628
Stafford \s-taffo-rd, st(af)-ford\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Stafford is "ford by a landing place". Place name. Mostly 19th-century use.
Stafford has 2 variant forms: Stafforde and Staford.
A baby name that sounds like Stafford is Stavros.
Stafford is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#628 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)