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Boy Name: Stafford

Name: Stafford
Pronunciation: \s-taffo-rd, st(af)-ford\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: ford by a landing place
Origin: English
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)

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