Gordon name meaning

name meaning: Gordon \g(o)-rdon, gor-don\ as a boy's name is pronounced GORD-en. It is of Old English and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Gordon is "large fortification". Also possibly a place name meaning "hill near meadows" or "triangular hill". Name of one of the great Scottish clans. Balladeer Gordon Lightfoot; photographer Gordon Parks; hockey player Gordie Howe.

Gordon has 3 variant forms: Gordan, Gorden and Gordie.

For more information, see also the related name Gorton.

Baby names that sound like Gordon are Cardon, Corydon, Coridon, Garton, Gorten and Gradon.

View a list of the 5 names that reference Gordon.

origin:  Scottish
number of letters: 6. see all 6-letter names