Name Origins

Parent Category: Names and Name Meanings
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Quintero is aSpanish surname originating in the Spanish region of Galicia. Thename comes from quinto or quinta which means "fifth". It ispossible that a "quintero" was a renter of quintas (also known ashaciendas, the Spanish equivalent to a ranch)..
June is the sixth month of the year in the Georgian calander named after the Roman Goddess Juno
The proud- and noble- Irish surname of "Dowdy" derives from theancient Gaelic language word "dubh", meaning dark-complexioned orblack. First found recorded in County Mayo, they were thetraditional Princes of Hy-Fiachra in Connaught.
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The last name "Cintron" originated as a Hispanic name. The exactmeaning is unknown, but it might be a variation of the Spanishworld for belt, "cinturon".
Inger is not a German word, regarding surnames it's a suffix. Family names in Germany developed during the medieval times. At first people had only a first name. In a small village where people knew each other it wasn't much of a problem. But later, when the citys increased and people had to...
Please be more specific, as the very popular feminine given name ofNicole has garnered great renown through the deeds of many peoplethroughout our world's somewhat limited history. In the US alone,there are currently (unofficially) over 440,000 persons with thegiven name of Nicole. Over 99% of...
I wonder if you type wrong word. Do you mean this word ditto?
The surname schorah has been came from French.
The name is from the Ancient Greek Μόλυβδος molybdos , meaning lead , since its ores were confused with lead ores.
She doesn't die during the movie, but she probably dies soon after.
Flores is most likely Spanish in origin meaning "flowers".
González is of Spanish origin, and it means "son of Gonzalo "; Gonzalo perhaps Teutonic in origin derived from theOld High German gundis- "war" and salvo(e) of debated meanings.
The surname Shoe was first found in Bavaria. It derives from theAnglo-Saxon (German) word "schuh" and the Olde English "scoh"meaning shoe and is job-descriptive for a shoe maker. .
Brandi is an alternative spelling of the English name Brandy.Brandy comes from the English word brandy "an alcoholicdrink." It's meaning is ultimately derived from the Dutch wordbrandewijn meaning 'burnt wine.'
Poole is derived from a corruption of the Celtic word bol and/or the Old English word pool denoting a place near a pool or creek. The last name islikely English in origin.
Fuller is an English occupational name denoting one who fulls woolor cloth.
The word "studio" comes from Latin. It is related to the words'study' and 'student'.
The surname Sheldon began with the ancient Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The surname Slim carries some controversy, as it has Scottish AND English origins, while there are also some Irish descendants claiming 'first to name'...
The surname Corpuz originated in the country of Philippines.
Most Kelsay family members consider themselves Irish, but if they look further back in the records, they will find the Kelsey name actually originated in Scotland.
Someone with shiny, smooth hair that lies close to the head.
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Stein is Teutonic in origin, coming from the Old High German steinmeaning "something hard, a rock".
easy -- to do something with little or no effort
Australia / England / Ireland
Well, there are so many ways to use the word Bath in a sentences. likewise , 1 Make your habbit to take "bath" everyday. 2 He has become too dirty after playing football outside with his friends and now he's going to home to take bath. 3 Ali has taken bath today. 4 He wants to take bath to...
Because Simmons was the name of the blacksmith who had invited allJews to spread.
" Love can confer integrity upon two young people. " suggeststhat love can help two people better understand the value ofhonesty and moral uprightness.
Of Anglo-Saxon origin, Myers means "Mayor, steward".
D'Amore is Italian in origin meaning "from love".
This college opened in 1876 with the name Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas. In 1963, the Texas Legislature changed the name to Texas A&M University, as it had expanded its offerings in academic study. The letters "A&M" no longer have and purpose other than being retained as a link to...
It's an English last name. In the past, Jewish people sometimes changed their last name to a non-Jewish name so that they wouldn't be discriminated against or even killed. So a Jewish person could possibly have the last name Chandler.
Yes, and it is not particularly uncommon.
Saturn, the Roman god of agriculture.
From Arva County in the former Hungarian kingdom now Slovakia
Sago Street (Street of the dead) is in Singapore, named in the 1840's because of the number of Sago factories in the area. Chinese death houses were actually located in Sago Lane.
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The name Snavely is an americanization of the Swiss-German Schnäbele, Schnäbeli, Schneebeli, Schnebli, or Schnebly. So the anwer is that most "Snavelys" can trace their ancestry to Switzerland. The root of the name is the German word for "snow."
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The earliest form was Brion , possibly borrowed from Welsh, which later became Brian in Irish. The original Celtic form is *Brigonos ('high, noble').. The most famous Brian was Brian Ború, high-king of Ireland, who was victorious at the Battle of Clontarf in 1014 and founded the O'Brien line...
T.T is supposed to resemble a face.the tops of the t's are closed eys and the lines are streams of tears. the period is the nose. T.T I think its something totally different, whereas many people see it as a crying person (As he/she said the 'I' are streams of tears) I think it is a emote without...
Kornahrens is of German descent and means keeper of the record of the corn harvest
Do you really mean "toronoto", or do you mean Toronto? Because so far, I can't find the word "toronoto" anywhere except as a typo for Toronto. Thanks, cordwainer
Because if it's volcanic origins
I think so! This is my name and I really like it...I think it is prettier spelled like Rebekah then Rebecca. I know 2 other Rebecca's but I'm the only one spelled like that.. Yes, I like it too!
There is probably a more technical answer; but I've always noticed that motherlessness is nearly universal.
A patronymic name of Danish and Norwegian origin, Hansen is derivedfrom Hans (the diminutive of Johannes [the German variant of Johnfrom Hebrew Yôḥānnān (Yaweh is gracious]) + -sen (son of).
Annushka is a Russian diminuative of the name Anna, which means "grace" or "gift".
Hawkins is an English surname meaning "falconry".
Ruth (רות) is a Hebrew name which was derived from the Hebrew word רְעוּת (re'ut) meaning "friend".
stupid extremely unattractive
Matilda means a cheeky child who holds lots of secrets untold and makes friends easily! Matilda means a cheeky child who holds lots of secrets untold and makes friends easily!
It comes from a French word of the same spelling meaning 'food that restores'. Used in 1765 by Boulonger
Aldebaran is from the Arabic al-dabarān, meaning "the follower".
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Wielding the formidable family motto of "I will rest under ashadow!", the proud and noble French surname of Martini stridesvaliantly through the gathering mists of time from Normandy, wherethey've held a family seat since early times.
Daisy comes from the Old English dæġes ēaġe meaning"day's eye".
The proud and noble English surname of Howard emerged from theancient Anglo-Saxon tribes who once ruled all of Britain. It comesfrom either the Old German language or the Old French language, butis first recorded in Norfolk in 1273 A.D. Family motto: "Virtue Alone Invincible!"
Lebanese. It means "priest" in Arabic. Traditional spelling is "Khoury".
These days, any person can have any surname. However, the proud andnoble German surname of Weiner derives from the Middle High Germanlanguage word "wanne", a type of basket. Early members of theWeiner family were makers and/or sellers of winnowing fans, whichwere/are the baskets used to clean grain....
The word is 'misericordia' and it means 'Mercy'.
Mark 3:17: " And James the son of Zebedee, and John the brother of James; and he surnamed them Boanerges, which is, The sons of thunder " Dennis R MacDonald ( T he Homeric Epics and the Gospel of Mark ) has researched Homeric parallels in Mark's Gospel. He says the two disciples, James and John,...
Slyly slinking forth through the gathering mists of time andproudly bearing the family motto of "The Fox To Victory!", theproud and noble Irish surname of Fox emerges first in the recordsof County Limerick, where they had held a family seat since themost ancient of times.
A single star was part of the Long Expedition (1819), Austin Colony (1821) and several flags of the early Republic of Texas. Some say that the star represented the wish of many Texans to achieve statehood in the United States. Others say it originally represented Texas as the lone state of Mexico...
Yes. It means "joining" and the people with this name were originally Levites.
Definition: An occupational surname for someone who cut cloth for tailors, from the Middle Low German "schrader" or "schroder," meaning tailor or the German verb "schroten," meaning to cut. Surname Origin: German Alternate Surname Spellings: SCHRODER, SCHRADER [saccade]
Heath is an Old English male given name and surname denoting onewho lived on a moor or heath.
Copernicium's name comes from the famous astronomer Nick Copernicus.
A phoenix is a legendary bird that sets itself on fire and rebirth from its ashes. Some people believe that there can only be one phoenix at a time. It looks like a bird on fire. It is a fantastic creature from the Ancient Greek Mythology. It is a symbol of rebirth, reconstruction, of perpetual...
It's Ukranian. (Very common there, actually).
"Lunar lion", for one. "My buddy", for another. "My budette", for yet another.
Power or Powers is derived from the Norman French povre (poor); common in Waterford and surrounding counties. It is spelled 'de Paor' in Irish.
It is linguistically English, but in some cases it may be a translation from another lanugage, such as German Hausmann .
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Carla is the female version of the name Carl. It comes from the OldEnglish word ceorl, which means "free man."
It's derived from the Gaelic Mac Conaill meaning "son of Conall". Conall is derived from "cú" meaning wolf and "gal" meaning valor.
Sir William Herschel decided to name the planet now known as Uranus Georgium Sidus "George's Star/ Georgian Planet" in honour ofhis new patron, King George III.
strong or powerful creature or human
My family genealogy includes Strawcutter's of Seneca Indian ancestry. I am currently looking for more information on them.
Eris is another dwarf planet that is sometimes called Pluto's twin. All though, it is slightly bigger than pluto. It was named after Eris, the Greek goddess of Discord.
Obfuscated by the withering mists of time, the actual meaning ofthe proud and noble Irish surname of Conroy first emerged from thearea of Galway Bay. Perhaps your search should be directed there,as they had held a family seat during ancient times in Clooncraffparish, in Roscommon county.
Jade comes from the Spanish name meaning "green gemstone". Jade can be a french name also pronounced Ja-de
Striding boldly forth through history despite the withering mistsof time, the proud and noble English surname carries the mightyfamily motto of "My beloved country will conquer!". The formidableAnglo-saxon tribes who anciently ruled all of Britain bestowed thissurname upon persons living near a...