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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Bradford
This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Bradford in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the boy's name Bradford:
Records indicate that 30,096 boys in the United States have been named Bradford since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1953, when 776 people in the U.S. were given the name Bradford. Those people are now 63 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Bradford
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4 Positive Comments
"I named my son Bradford the biggest problem with the name is people often think it's his last name
He goes by Brad and people often think his name is Bradley
Love the name Bradford" Mar. 23, 2015:
"My name, I used to go by Brad but now i introduce myself as Bradford. It's a versitile name." Sep. 27, 2011:
"This is my last name. I do not think it should be used as a first name unless you have ties to the Bradford lineage. We are descended from a group of English people known as the "dwellers of the broad ford." Hence Bradford. How can it mean anything to someone that lacks this history?" Mar. 13, 2008:
"It's a good name... definitely more rare than Bradley. Some people say that it sounds more distinguished." Jul. 29, 2006:
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