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Gender: Male Meaning of Bradford: "wide river crossing" Origin of Bradford: English

The name Bradford is a boy's name of English origin meaning "wide river crossing". Bradford and is often added to user-created lists like Florida-inspired names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Name Association Game".

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Famous People Named Bradford

Bradford William Anderson, American actor
Bradford Dillman, American actor
Charles Bradford "Brad" Henry, American politician, 26th governor of Oklahoma
Bradford Claude "Brad" Dourif, American actor
Bradford Ernest "Brad" Whitford, guitarist of American band Aerosmith
Bradford Phillip "Brad" Delson, guitarist of American band Linkin Park
Bradford Alexander "Brad" Mehldau, American jazz pianist
Bradford Lyttle, American peace activist
Jesse Bradford, American actor
Bradford Powell "Ford" Bricken (b. 2015), son of Virginia Williams and Bradford Bricken

Pop Culture References for the name Bradford

Bradford, a city in West Yorkshire, England
Colonel Bradford Taylor, character on TV sitcom "A Different World"

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