Tilford 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 Tilford mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Tilford

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Alt. Meaning

T is for treasure, of your friendship.

I is for ideals, no higher!

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

F is for festive, the youth of your spirit.

O is for optimistic, look at the bright side!

R is for romantic, hopelessly so

D is for delight, a surprise from within.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tilford

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tilford

Terrell Tilford

Terrell Tilford is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1993 to present. Terrell was born on July 22nd, 1969 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Arthur Tilford

Arthur Tilford was a soccer player for the Nottingham Forest F.C., Blackpool F.C., Coventry City F.C., Fulham F.C., Southampton F.C., and Walsall F.C. Arthur was born on May 14th, 1903 in Ilkeston, England. He left this life in 1993.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tilford U.S.
  White 75.74% 64.26%
  African American 19.17% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.41% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.36% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.37% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.95% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tilford

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

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Tilford

  • How Popular is the name Tilford? Tilford is the 14,436th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tilford was the 16,868th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tilford have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 640 babies born with the first name Tilford in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tilford to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tilford? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1883 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Tilford first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tilford is Wednesday, August 15th, 1866.
  • What year had the most people named Tilford born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tilford was in 1922 with a total of 29 babies.
  • Random Tilford Factoid: According to the 1922 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tilford is not a popular baby boy's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Kentucky have the same name in 1922.
  • Weird things about the name Tilford: The name spelled backwards is Droflit. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Oidlftr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tilford? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,690 people with the last name Tilford.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tilford? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Tilford as their last name since less than 1 person in 175k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Tilford name meaning

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