Name: Gordon

Origin and Meaning of the Name Gordon

  • Meaning:
    Large fort
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    Corpulent; fat
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    (GOR dun)
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Miscellaneous Info for Gordon

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    English speaking countries
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    Gordon is a Scottish clan name, that is now used as a first name. Gordon Brown is the current British Prime Minister.

    Flash Gordon was a comic strip, television show and film. Gordon is also the name of the Big Engine in Thomas the Tank Engine and of a Gopher that appeared on British children's television in the 1980s. Gordon's is a type of gin.

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