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My father's name. Very strong.
namefanatic  9/3/2005
Gordon is one of the adult characters on the children's show "Sesame Street."
breakofday  12/22/2005
Gordon Shumway was the name of the alien ALF on the 80's sitcom with the same name.
― Anonymous User  12/24/2005
Gordon Parks is an African American photographer, musician, poet, novelist, journalist, activist, and film director. He has been an important and creative force in all of these fields.
― Anonymous User  1/2/2006
Gordon Freeman is the main character of the Half Life game series.
ringer007  4/13/2006
Gordon Ramsay. He's the demanding chef on the tv show Hell's Kitchen.
MusicRat  8/6/2006
The placename "Gordon" is found in Scotland and also in France, where it is written "Gourdon". The "don" part is Celtic, or pre-Celtic, and means "hill". The "gor" part is thought to mean "enclosed" (same origin as "garden", "garth" etc). So the whole word means "fortified hill", which corresponds very closely to the places with that name.
KeithGordon  10/19/2006
The name Gordon makes me think of friendly 40-something guys with beards for some reason.
Alphlyka  10/21/2006
Gordon B. Hinckley was the 15th prophet of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, born 1910.
jazzbaby  10/29/2006
Gordon Brown is the Chancellor of the UK.
― Anonymous User  12/9/2006
James Gordon Brown 'Gordon Brown' is now the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
― Anonymous User  8/2/2007
Gordon Sumner is a famous musician, but is better known as Sting.
spaz123  4/15/2007
Gordon Lightfoot - folk singer
David Gordon - Middle name of J.K. Rowling's son
LimbicLove  7/30/2007
Gordon Moakes (nickname Gordy) is the bass player in the British band Bloc Party.
Winter  8/6/2007
Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
Chantessy  5/25/2008
It's my boyfriend's name, and it suits him down to the ground. He's quirky, artistic and funny and I can't imagine him with a more common name like Tom or Kevin.
laurenw  12/18/2008
Gordon Moczoy of the Bands Terminal Choice, Mordon & Miss Construction.
upon_her_eyes  1/27/2009
I used to not think very much of this name. However, now I've gotten rather fond of the name, and may well consider it if I ever have any offspring later in life.
BlackMartian923  3/14/2009
There's Steven "Flash" Gordon of comic book fame.
breakofday  3/26/2009
Gordon LaChance (Gordie) is the name of one of the main characters in the movie "Stand By Me" and the novella on which it is based, "The Body" by Stephen King.

I also new a kid in elementary school named Gordon. I think it's a very strong and interesting name.
aldolada  6/8/2009
Gordon is the grumpy old train in Thomas the Tank Engine. I am so in love with him.
BonVoyage  11/8/2009
Gordon Beckham (an American baseball player).
― Anonymous User  12/11/2011
A famous bearer is Gordon Allport (1897-1967), an American psychologist who was a pioneer in the study of personality and created his famous "trait" theory to study human personality and behavior. This name was also borne by Lord Byron, whose full name was George Gordon Byron.
sunshinechild67  12/18/2012
Such a strong name. Love it!
― Anonymous User  3/17/2013
The name Gordon was given to 194 baby boys born in the US in 2012.
Oohvintage  7/19/2013
This name first makes me think of the stuck-up train in the Thomas the Tank Engine show, and then makes me think of a stuffy rich snob. I really can't imagine anyone but some upper-crust rich guy having this name.
Anyechka  8/14/2013
I love the name Gordon! It's handsome, strong and fantastic! =)
― Anonymous User  10/20/2014
Gordon MacRae (Born: March 12, 1921, Died: January 24, 1986) was an American actor and singer.
― Anonymous User  10/25/2014
Musician Sting's real name is Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner.
Ali Hassan  1/24/2015
I kinda like this name, it's not very common and it's not too grown up for a little boy because you can call them Gord or Gordy/Gordie. I think if I have a son one day I might give him this name.
― Anonymous User  7/1/2015
Gordon Downie (born 1964) is a Canadian musician, lead singer of the Tragically Hip.
Katie Darling  8/20/2016
Reminds me of hero American pilot and astronaut Gordon Cooper.
Jack27  2/3/2017
Gordon Peterson is an American broadcast journalist and Washington, D.C.-based television news anchor. He was most recently the 6 p.m. co-anchor for ABC affiliate WJLA-TV and from 1988 to 2013 was also moderator and producer of Inside Washington, a political roundtable discussion about current political events in Washington. He has won multiple Emmy Awards during his broadcast career.
cutenose  5/6/2017
The name Gordon was given to 218 boys born in the US in 2016.
More than 99.9 percent of people with the first name Gordon are male.
― Anonymous User  6/6/2017
Gordon Kiyoshi Hirabayashi was an American sociologist, best known for his principled resistance to the Japanese American internment during World War II, and the court case which bears his name, Hirabayashi v. United States.
cutenose  6/6/2017
Gordon makes me think of a badass guy with a goatee and square glasses who saves the Earth from 2 alien invasions happening at once.

In other words, half life.
Magnificent Moose  2/23/2018

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