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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. GAWR-dən(English)
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Meaning & History

From a Scottish surname that was originally derived from a place name in Berwickshire 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.
VariantGorden(English)
DiminutivesGord, Gordie, Gordy(English)

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