Alford name meaning

✍  Updated on: March 8th, 2023
Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: English and Old English
Usage: English
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Alford a-lfo-rd
Meaning: From the Old Ford, Place Name, The Old River-ford and Ready for Battle
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What does Alford mean?

Prominent and Perennial unisex name Alford is used mostly in English, Alford means "From the Old Ford, Place Name, The Old River-ford or Ready for Battle" has its origin in Old English and English.

Alford is variant of unfading and prevailing Alfred. Alfred is version of The Old English Name Ælfræd. Also Alfred is version of The Old English Name Ealdfrith. Prominent and Evergreen Alfred is originated from Old English, German and Old Norse, Alfred means "Wise Counsellor, All and Peace and Natural Spirit".

How do I pronounce Alford?

The three syllabled name Alford is pronounced, a-lfo-rd. Some people pronounce it as al-ford.

Variants of Alford

Alfred, Aelfred, Aelfraed, Alfrid, Freddie, Aldfrid, Alfridh, Hallfrid, Freddye, Manfred

Names that rhyme with Alford

How popular is the name Alford?

Alford is a common name in United States given to over 4789 babies in 125 years. At its zenith in 1881, the moniker grabbed the 416th spot and 106 baby boys were given the name.

Additionally, the given name has been in Also, Alford is a familiar name in Zimbabwe, Jamaica, Malawi, South Africa, Philippines and Nigeria. As per our findings, over 4000 people has been named Alford globally.

YearBoysGirls
RankBirthsRankBirths
2017121715
2005114675
200284507
2001105495
2000103445
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Numerological aspects of Alford

You hate copying others. You need to practice listening. You love people with an attitude but open to discussion and hearing new opinions. Don't judge someone the moment you meet the person but give people time to prove their value. To have letter A as your cornerstone means having a leadership attitude. Logic isn't your strongest side but perfectionism is something people admire you for. having the letter A as your cornerstone reveals your strong attitude and leadership.

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  •  Emmett - Used notably in English and Norwegian long standing and renowned, Emmett is rooted from Germanic and English, Emmett means "Industrious or Powerful" is used for both boys and girls
  •  Ginger - Meaning of Ginger is Virgin, Pure or Pep came from English and Latin used as a unisex name is used in English and Danish
  •  Sommer - Used substantially in Faroese and Danish frequently used, Sommer has origin in English and Old Norse and is used for both sexes, Sommer means "Summer or Summer Season"
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Sibling Names for Alford

Choosing a name for your little one can be challenging, especially if you're looking for something unique and meaningful. If you've decided on the name Alford, you might be considering sibling names that complement this choice. Here are some suggestions to inspire your search!

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Famous people named Alford

  • Alford L. McMichael, retired United States Marine
  • Alford L. McLaughlin, United States Marine Corps master sergeant and the 33rd Marine to receive the Medal of Honor for heroism above and beyond the call of duty
  • Alford Corriette, West Indies cricketer

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