"stony ford"

Stanford Origin and Meaning

The name Stanford is 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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Famous People Named Stanford

  • Stanford WhiteAmerican architect, involved in a turn,of,the,century sex scandal and murder
  • Stanford Elmer "Stan" ParrisU.S. Congressman from Virginia
  • (Isaac) Stanford JolleyAmerican character actor
  • Stanford MooreAmerican chemist; winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry
  • Stanford Sherock KeglarAmerican NFL football player
  • Stanford Bermond RouttAmerican NFL football player
  • Stanford Everett MorseJr., American politician from Mississippi
  • Leland StanfordAmerican industrialist, founder of Stanford University

Stanford in Pop Culture

  • Stanford Blatchcharacter on TV's "Sex and the City"
  • Stanford Leonard "Stan" Smithcharacter on animated series "American Dad!"
  • Stanford Pines "Ford" great uncle on "Gravity Falls", twin to Stanley "Stan"
  • Stanford University in StanfordCalifornia, USA