Infographic of Bradford name meaning, which is “The man who lives near the broad ford (in the stream),” from the Anglo-Saxon brad (broad) and ford (a shallow place in a stream).
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Bradford Name Popularity

How popular is the name Bradford? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 568 7 0.0019%
1912 1,032 5 0.001%
1913 1,012 6 0.0011%
1914 1,067 7 0.001%
1915 812 23 0.0025%
1916 1,005 13 0.0013%
1917 746 33 0.0033%
1918 934 21 0.002%
1919 912 22 0.0021%
1920 861 29 0.0026%
1921 964 22 0.0019%
1922 795 36 0.0032%
1923 815 33 0.0029%
1924 954 23 0.002%
1925 787 35 0.0031%
1926 678 52 0.0047%
1927 708 48 0.0043%
1928 704 46 0.0043%
1929 784 32 0.0031%
1930 754 35 0.0034%
1931 712 38 0.0039%
1932 731 38 0.0038%
1933 836 23 0.0025%
1934 663 46 0.0048%
1935 798 27 0.0028%
1936 622 51 0.0053%
1937 593 61 0.0062%
1938 666 45 0.0044%
1939 537 76 0.0075%
1940 572 70 0.0066%
1941 549 78 0.0069%
1942 494 113 0.0089%
1943 511 109 0.0083%
1944 458 136 0.011%
1945 485 113 0.0093%
1946 430 180 0.0122%
1947 382 280 0.0168%
1948 357 316 0.0198%
1949 305 458 0.0285%
1950 279 536 0.0333%
1951 292 522 0.0308%
1952 269 623 0.0357%
1953 241 745 0.0421%
1954 254 735 0.0402%
1955 270 659 0.0358%
1956 272 690 0.0365%
1957 284 639 0.0332%
1958 305 587 0.0311%
1959 311 588 0.0309%
1960 297 646 0.0341%
1961 328 537 0.0284%
1962 341 486 0.0265%
1963 320 577 0.0321%
1964 315 566 0.0322%
1965 320 529 0.0323%
1966 322 498 0.0319%
1967 318 516 0.034%
1968 329 499 0.0332%
1969 317 553 0.0359%
1970 319 574 0.0361%
1971 327 530 0.0353%
1972 361 432 0.0317%
1973 348 444 0.0342%
1974 303 568 0.0437%
1975 321 522 0.0406%
1976 301 564 0.0438%
1977 309 572 0.0424%
1978 302 567 0.0422%
1979 315 575 0.0408%
1980 308 590 0.0404%
1981 325 553 0.0376%
1982 337 519 0.0347%
1983 361 449 0.0304%
1984 379 421 0.0283%
1985 393 417 0.0275%
1986 441 342 0.0227%
1987 413 399 0.0261%
1988 484 317 0.0203%
1989 507 310 0.0192%
1990 576 263 0.0159%
1991 612 233 0.0143%
1992 624 222 0.0139%
1993 639 212 0.0136%
1994 674 190 0.0124%
1995 752 150 0.01%
1996 733 158 0.0106%
1997 845 121 0.0082%
1998 843 126 0.0084%
1999 901 117 0.0078%
2000 1,198 63 0.0041%
2001 1,361 46 0.0031%
2002 1,284 55 0.0037%
2003 1,347 52 0.0034%
2004 1,449 45 0.003%
2005 1,625 36 0.0024%
2006 1,567 42 0.0027%
2007 1,440 55 0.0035%
2008 2,832 6 0.0004%
2009 2,323 12 0.0008%
2010 1,802 28 0.0019%
2011 1,676 33 0.0023%
2012 1,552 42 0.0029%
2013 1,657 33 0.0023%
2014 1,755 29 0.002%
2015 2,069 17 0.0012%
2016 1,674 34 0.0024%
2017 1,868 22 0.0016%
2018 2,557 6 0.0004%
2019 2,331 10 0.0007%
2020 0 0%

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What names are variants of Bradford?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Brad

Broad, wide

English

Braddford

Broad ford

English

Bradfurd

Broad ford

English


What names sound like Bradford?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Bartow

Son of Talmai (the farmer)

Aramaic


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