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Gordon \g(o)-rdon, gor-don\

Meaning:
large fortification
Origin:
Scottish
Details:
Gordon 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.
Related names:
Gorton.
Meaning:
Corydon, Garton, Gorton, Cardon, Coridon, Gorten, Gradon.
Variants:
Gorden, Gordan, Gordie.
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This graph shows how "Gordon" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for Gordon:

  1. He was a friend of the late Duke of Gordon who introduced him at Court; he also always wore powder. – Cattle and Cattle-breeders by William M'Combie
  2. " Come thro', come thro', Lieutenant Gordon – Minstrelsy of the Scottish border (3rd ed) (1 of 3) by Walter Scott
  3. This last family is now represented by James Gordon Esq. – Minstrelsy of the Scottish border (3rd ed) (1 of 3) by Walter Scott

Quotes for Gordon:

  1. There I met Gordon Jackson and Dave Meredith who were playing in local bands.
  2. I guarantee you that's what Jeff Gordon does. He uses everything the fans throw at him to stoke his fire and it drives him to be better at what he does.
  3. I'm not saying that Sam J. Jones was Flash Gordon- there's no such thing. No actor can be the person, that's a bunch of crap. People pay to see an actor be himself, whether he plays Hamlet or whatever.
  4. Gordon Ramsay makes me laugh because he knows that I'm not a chef.
  5. It was not until I got my first job, at the University of Washington in Seattle, and began playing chess with Don Gordon, a brilliant young theorist, that I learned economic theory.

Rhymes for Gordon:

  1. cordon, jordan, warden, jorden, borden, gorden, gordan;
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