Diminutive of Cordell
"maker or seller of rope or cord"

Cord Origin and Meaning

The name Cord is a boy's name meaning "maker or seller of rope or cord".

This is the kind of strong one-syllable boy's name many parents are seeking these days. The more musical Chord was introduced by hot young actor Chord Overstreet.

Famous People Named Cord

  • Cord MeyerAmerican CIA official
  • Cord WidderichGerman pirate
  • Cord Jarret McCoyAmerican rodeo cowboy
  • Cordelius Jamerr "Cord" ParksAmerican CFL player
  • (Robert) Cord PhelpsAmerican baseball player
  • Cord PoolAmerican musician of band Texas Hippie Coalition
  • Chasen Cord "Chase" HamptonAmerican Actor and singer
  • Chord Paul OverstreetAmerican actor and singer

Cord in Pop Culture

  • Cordero "Cord" Robertscharacter in American soap "One Life to Live"
  • Cordmain character in 1978 film "Circle of Iron"
  • Variation: Chord