Thedford name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Thedford mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Thedford

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International Interest
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Alt. Meaning

T is for tender, loving nature.

H is for happy, your wonderful laugh.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

D is for diamond, the brilliance you shine.

F is for feeling, your sympathetic way.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

D is for dazzle, the sparkle of you.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Thedford

Notable Persons With the Last Name Thedford

Jay Electronica

Jay Electronica is a hip hop music rapping and record producer. His ongoing career started in 2004. Jay was given the name Timothy Elpadaro Thedford on September 19th, 1976 in New Orleans, Louisiana, US.

Marcello Thedford

Marcello Thedford is an actor, power lifter, and powerlifting. He was most active from 1995 to present.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Thedford U.S.
  White 55.00% 64.26%
  African American 37.13% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.46% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.68% 16.26%

Of Last Name Thedford

People with the last name Thedford are most frequently White or African American

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Thedford

  • How Popular is the name Thedford? Thedford is the 31,474th most popular name of all time. As a last name Thedford was the 19,782nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Thedford have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 153 babies born with the first name Thedford in the United States. That's more than enough people named Thedford to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Thedford? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Thedford first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Thedford is Tuesday, May 24th, 1892.
  • What year had the most people named Thedford born? The highest recorded use of the first name Thedford was in 1921 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Thedford: The name spelled backwards is Drofdeht. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Hddtroef. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Thedford? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,360 people with the last name Thedford.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Thedford? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Thedford as their last name since less than 1 person in 217k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Thedford name meaning

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