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Definitions for Gordon
ˈgɔr dngor·don

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  1. Gordonnoun

    Any of several places, outside Scotland named for persons with the surname.

  2. Gordonnoun

    transferred from the surname. Popular in the UK in the first half of the 20th century.

  3. Etymology: From a Scottish surname which was originally descended of a place name that means ‘spacious fort’.


  1. gordon

    Gordon is a given name of Scottish origin, typically used as a surname as well. It can also refer to a male given name of English, Irish, or Scottish origin meaning "great hill" or "fortified hill."


  1. Gordon

    Gordon is a county constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, which elects one member of Parliament by the first past the post system of election. It was first used in the 1983 general election, but has undergone boundary changes since that date.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Gordon is ranked #161 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Gordon surname appeared 161,833 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 55 would have the surname Gordon.

    64.2% or 103,978 total occurrences were White.
    29.1% or 47,174 total occurrences were Black.
    3% or 4,920 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.2% or 3,657 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.6% or 1,100 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.6% or 1,003 total occurrences were Asian.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Gordon' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3812

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Gordon' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3150

Anagrams for Gordon »

  1. drongo

  2. Grodno

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Gordon in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Gordon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Gordon in a Sentence

  1. Richard Burr:

    Well, the White house certainly has that ability, but Deputy Director Sue Gordon's more than capable of handling that job, i would be shocked, because that's what principal deputies are in place for.

  2. Darrell Miklos:

    There is a list of 11 wreck sites that are in this area that Gordon told me about.

  3. Bobbi Kristina:

    Let me be very clear, Mr. Gordon was offered an opportunity to potentially visit Bobbi Kristina and he declined to meet the terms of any possible visit.

  4. Tim Morrison:

    My concern was what Gordon was proposing about getting the Ukrainians pulled into our politics.

  5. Bobby Brown:

    Nick Gordon know if there was something concrete I think I'd be in cuffs, you know what I was ? I was Nick Gordon and then I became a pawn, somebody just to point the finger at.

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