Bradford: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Bradford

An English name meaning "broad ford," as in a wide river crossing. Your little Bradford may not be crossing many rivers, but he'll definitely want to splash through every puddle he sees.

Nicknames:

Brad, Braddie, Rad, Ford.

Famous people named Bradford:

Actors Bradford Dillman, Bradford Dourif, and Bradford Anderson; politician Charles Bradford Henry; guitarists Bradford Delson and Bradford Whitford; peace activist Bradford Lyttle.

Fun fact:

The Bradford Pear is a beautiful ornamental tree, but it's known for its stinky smell when it blooms in spring.

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