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

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

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Famous People Named Stanford

Stanford White, American Beaux-Arts architect, involved in a turn-of-the-century sex scandal and murder
Stanford Routt, American football player
Leland Stanford, American industrialist, founder of Stanford University
I. Stanford Jolley, American character actor
Stanford Moore, winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Pop Culture References for the name Stanford

Stanford Blatch, Carrie's good friend on TV's "Sex and the City"
Stanford University in Stanford, California, USA
Great Uncle Ford (Stanford), character in animated TV series "Gravity Falls"