Ford

Ford - A very unique male name



  Jan 20,2022      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Ford appeared on the charts for the first time in 1912 on position #608. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Ford and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Ford? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Ford. The baby boy name Ford was given to 106 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1160 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 15,482 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Ford peaked in popularity 107 years ago in 1915 on position 500.



Famous with this name

Harrison Ford
Martyn Ford
Colin Ford


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Ford is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Ford is currently topping the baby name charts in South Carolina at position #748 - and is the least popular in Florida at position #1,471.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Ford is where you live.


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Ford origin and meaning

Ford is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Ford, pop culture references for the name Ford and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Ford

We've found the following names that sound similar to Ford, sorted by popularity.

Fred / Freddie / Freddy / Fredy / Fredi / Farid / Fareed / Ferdie / Farhad / Fard /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121160
20111297
20101736
20091836
20081899
20072203
20061544
20052319
20042648
20032218
20022789
20012271
20003519
19993405
19971920
19961973
19952353
19882762
19661586
19601327
19591043
19581352
19561637
19531246
19521630
19501214
19491131
19481257
19471209
19461220
19451341
19441119
19431568
19421436
19331576
19321633
19301300
19291140
19281609
1927906
1926870
1925729
1924921
1923586
1922736
1921807
1920866
1919886
1918835
1917627
1916630
1915500
1914735
1913703
1912608

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
South Carolina748
Texas804
Georgia813
California856
Tennessee922
New York1010
Michigan1058
Pennsylvania1072
Illinois1406
Florida1471

Even more about Ford


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Ford a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Ford?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1915
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Ford
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 15,482
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1912
2012 births +106

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