GORDON
GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: GAWR-dən   [key]
Meaning & History
From a Scottish surname which was originally derived from a place name meaning "spacious fort". It was originally used in honour of Charles George Gordon (1833-1885), a British general who died defending the city of Khartoum in Sudan.
Related Names
VARIANT: Gorden (English)
DIMINUTIVES: Gord, Gordie, Gordy (English)
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