Gordon
Origin/Usage
English, Gaelic
Pronunciation
GAWR-dən
Meaning
A spacious fort
More info about the name "Gordon"

Gordon is a Scottish name, derived from the Anglo-French given name “Gourdon”, itself derived from the Old Gaelic “gor”, which means 'large or spacious', and “dun” which means 'fort'.

Popularity of the Name Gordon
Famous Gordons

Gordon Brown - UK Prime Minister
Gordon Keats - hockey player
Gordon Ramsay - celebrity chef
Gordon Banks - soccer player
Gordon Clapp - actor
Gordon Douglas - film director
Gordon Hudson - football player

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