- Gerald R(udolph, Jr.), born 1913, U.S. political leader: congressman 1948–73; vice president 1973–74; 38th president of the U.S. 1974–77.
- Henry, 1863–1947, U.S. automobile manufacturer.
- Elizabeth Bloomer (Betty), born 1918, U.S. first lady 1974–77 (wife of Gerald R. Ford).
- John, 1586?–c1640, English playwright.
a male given name
- "Ford Prefect is arguably the best character in The Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy."