Gender: Male Meaning of Cord: "maker or seller of rope or cord" Origin of Cord: Diminutive of Cordell

The name Cord is a boy's name meaning "maker or seller of rope or cord". Cord and is often added to lists like Cool Cowboy Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Boys Makeover- Two Middles".

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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.

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dream higher Says:


I really prefer the spelling Chord

gummybear0724 Says:


Umbilical cord. My first association.

Zelliew Says:


I guess it's better than rope

JessicaRK467 Says:


A work friend of mine asked our UPS man what his name was...He said Cord...Cory?...No as in extension?...Yes.

servals_ Says:


umbilical cord