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bradford

FORM OF:
surname
LANGUAGE FAMILY:
indo-european > germanic > west germanic > old english (anglo-saxon)
ORIGIN:
old english (anglo-saxon) 
NAME ROOT:
brād ford
MEANING:
This name derives from the Anglo-Saxon surname “Bradeford”, composed of two elements: from the Old English (Anglo-Saxon) “brād” (broad, flat, open, extended), plus “ford” (ford). The name means “broad ford”. It particularly refers to those from the town of Bradford, West Yorkshire). The name Bradford is referred to a crossing of the Bradford Beck at Church Bank below the site of Bradford Cathedral, around which a settlement grew in Saxon times. It was recorded as "Bradeford" in 1086.

Usage

  • englishenglish

Geographical spread (only living languages)

Popularity & Ranking

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5
Numerological Values:
5

If the chosen name for your baby has a number value of 5, it suggests brilliance, enthusiasm, energy and versatility. These individuals are believed to be adventurous and love their freedom. They like challenges and get bored with routine. They often need several activities to keep their active mind occupied.

Chakra Number:
5: The number of the Throat Chakra "Vishuddha"

The throat chakra is the fifth chakra and its color is blue. It is one the three primary colors. The main energy of blue is communication and it is the color used to soothe the soul. Explore this Divine color in depth, learn what it means and what it represents.

Color meaning:

The color blue is one of trust, honesty and loyalty. It is sincere, reserved and quiet, and doesn't like to make a fuss or draw attention. Blue hates confrontation, and likes to do things in its own way. From a color psychology perspective, blue is reliable and responsible. This color exhibits an inner security and confidence. You can rely on it to take control and do the right thing in difficult times. It has a need for order and direction in its life, including its living and work spaces.

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Notable people and personalities​

Bradford Anderson (born 1979), American Actor
Bradford Angier (1910–1997), Author
Bradford Dillman (born 1930), America Actor
Bradford James Cox (born 1982) American Musician
Bradford Phillip Delson (born 1977) American Guitarist (linkin Park)
Bradford Tatum (born 1965) American Actor