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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 lists like Names That Mean Water and discussed in our forums with posts like "Name Association Game".

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Brad in a Brooks Brothers suit.

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Pop Culture References for the name Bradford

Braddford, Bradman

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NaomiNY Says:


It's not the guy's first name, but Chris Bradford is a character from the 2012 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoon. Not a nice person, though. And I agree with whoever said Bradford is not good for a full name. It's better as a last name.

Alaina Says:


This is a bad full name, I would like Brad. Just name your child Brad. Don't do full names that are stupid -.-

RobHeathers Says:


...I just named my car "Bradford Atari-Park". That's the only reason I'm here.