Definitions of Gordon:
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 1538 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #143)
  • name:  A male given name (common: 1 in 961 males; popularity rank in the U.S.: #172)
  • noun:   A village in Berwickshire, Scotland.
  • noun:   A Scottish habitational surname, from Celtic languages for someone from Gordon, Berwickshire.
  • noun:   An English habitational surname, from Anglo-Norman for someone from Gourdon, France.
  • noun:   An Irish habitational surname, from Irish, an anglicization of de Górdún (“of Gordon (Berwickshire)”).
  • noun:   An Irish patronymic surname, from Irish, an adopted anglicization of Mag Mhuirneacháin (“son of Muirneachán”) (traditionally Magournahan).
  • noun:   A Jewish habitational surname probably for someone from Grodno, Belarus.
  • noun:   A male given name transferred from the surname.
  • noun:   A suburb of Canberra; named for poet Adam Lindsay Gordon.
  • noun:   A suburb of Sydney; probably named for British Army officer James Willoughby Gordon.
  • noun:   A town in Victoria; named for early settler George Gordon.
  • noun:   A city in Georgia; named for railroad official William Washington Gordon.
  • noun:   A city in Nebraska; named for early settler John Gordon.
  • noun:   A city in Texas.
  • noun:   A town in Alabama.
  • noun:   A town in Ashland County, Wisconsin; named for fur trader Antoine Guerdon.
  • noun:   A town in Douglas County, Wisconsin.
  • noun:   A borough of Pennsylvania; named for judge David F. Gordon.
  • noun:   A village in Ohio; named for an early settler.
  • noun:   An unincorporated community in California.
  • noun:   An unincorporated community in Illinois.
  • noun:   An unincorporated community in Kansas.
  • noun:   An unincorporated community in Kentucky.
  • noun:   A river in Tasmania, Australia.
  • noun:   A river in Western Australia, Australia; named for British statesman George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen.
  • noun:   A Gordon setter.

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