Of English origin and meaning “dweller of the ford.” But your little guy’s name meaning may as well be “trasher of the Ford.” Or Honda, or Kia, or Chrysler, or whatever kind of minivan you drive.
Ford. It's already one syllable.
Famous people named Ford:
Actor Ford Rainey; painter Ford Brown; novelist/poet Ford Madox Ford; screenwriter Ford Beebe; son of NASCAR driver Jason Jarrett, Ford Jarrett; son of actor Scott Clifton, Ford Robert Clifton.
The first vehicle ever built by Henry Ford - founder of the Ford Motor Company - was the four-wheeled "quadricycle" in 1896.