Gender: Male Meaning of Stanford: "stony ford" Origin of Stanford: English

Stanford Origin and Meaning

The name Stanford is a boy's name of English origin meaning "stony ford".

Even if you're a loyal alumnus, consider something less ultraupright, like Yale or Cal.

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Emily Northington Says:


Stanford is a family name for us. We LOVE it, and are planning on calling the kid Ford and tying in a family middle name. I'm glad it doesn't seem to be too popular!