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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".

From the experts:

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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Famous People Named Cord

Cord Meyer, American CIA official
Cord Widderich, German pirate
Cord Jarret McCoy, American rodeo cowboy
Cordelius Jamerr "Cord" Parks, American CFL player
(Robert) Cord Phelps, American baseball player
Cord Pool, American musician of band Texas Hippie Coalition
Chasen Cord "Chase" Hampton, American Actor and singer
Chord Paul Overstreet, American actor and singer

Pop Culture References for the name Cord

Cordero "Cord" Roberts, character in American soap "One Life to Live"
Cord, main character in 1978 film "Circle of Iron"
Variation: Chord


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