Gordon

Colors Related to this Name: Yellow, Orange and Gold

Qualities Related to this Name: Born Leader, Determined

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #1029 in 2013 and #935 in 2014.

Famous People

Gordon Ramsey (Singer,TV Actor), Gordon Parks (Movie Actor), Gordon MacRae (Movie Actor,Singer), Gordon Scott (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Gordon Jump (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Gordon Clapp (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Gordon Gano (Singer), Gordon Mitchell (Movie Actor)

Meaning

In English

Origin: As a Scottish surname and clan name, from a place in Berwickshire, of Celtic origin meaning "spacious fort". Also an English surname derived from the place name Gourdon in France.

Meaning(s):

-Any of several places, outside Scotland named for persons with the last name.

-( male name -comes from the last names language-) transferred from the last name. Popular in the UK in the first half of the 20th century.

-(last name -comes from the Scottish Gaelic language-)

In Scots

Origin: From Early Scots Gordoun, from Old English gor-dūn ‎(“mud hill”).

Meaning(s):

-Gordon (''Scottish Borders'')