English variation of Beaufort, French
"beautiful fort"

Buford Origin and Meaning

The name Buford is a boy's name meaning "beautiful fort".

Buford has lost any charm it once had. Try Beauford instead.

# 911 in the US

Buford Rank in US Top 1000

Famous People Named Buford

  • (Earl) Buford EllingtonAmerican politician; 42nd governor of Tennessee
  • Buford Garfield "Baby" RayAmerican NFL player
  • Buford Hayse PusserAmerican sheriff; inspiration for film "Walking Tall"
  • Buford A. JohnsonAmerican mechanic for the Tuskegee Airmen in WWII

Buford in Pop Culture

  • Bufordflying table in the Heroes of Olympus series by Rick Riordan
  • Bufordminor character in "The Princess and the Frog"
  • Bufordbloodhound in animated series "Buford and the Galloping Ghost"
  • Buford Grangercharacter in film "Bad Asses"
  • Bufordname suggested by Henry for his son In The Infernal Devices by Cassandra Clare
  • Buford Van Stommcharacter in Disney cartoon '"Phineas and Ferb"