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Gender: Male Meaning of Lord: "loaf-keeper" Origin of Lord: English

The name Lord is a boy's name of English origin meaning "loaf-keeper". Lord and is often added to lists like Victorian Royal Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Rate the Previous Signature!".

From the experts:

If it's royalty you're after, stick with Earl or Prince -- this is too deified.

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Famous People Named Lord

Lorde, stage name of Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O'Connor, New Zealand singer-songwriter (female)
Robin Lord Taylor, American actor and director

Pop Culture References for the name Lord


I'm Dakota Says:


This is like naming your kid God or King, both are naming no no's

Jack Says:


In a world in which kids are being named King and Emperor, this doesn't surprise me.

nipnerb Says:


Sounds like the name of Kim Kardashian's 3rd baby.

Guest Says:


Naming a child Lord is even worst than Messiah. Name him Laird if you must.

(unpopular opinion: I like Lorde as in Ella Yelich-O'Connor's stage name, it's very evocative)

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HatGirl Says:


there is no way I'm naming my child Lord. that is what I call God. and there is only 1 god.