Celtic Names English Names

Brewster

Meaning: Brewer Origin: English Scottish Funny, Academic, Self Assured The Top Gun The English and Scottish name Brewster is an occupational surname for a Brewer – someone who brews ale or beer. The ‘s’ in Brewster denotes that this may originally have been used to describe a female Brewer. Easily shortened to Bruce, this name […]

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George

Meaning: Farmer Origin: English Greek Welcoming, Forward Thinking, Rendered The Builder George is an English and Greek version of the original Greek Georgios, meaning ‘Farmer’. There were six King Georges in England, which propelled this strong name into the popularity it holds now. There was also Saint George, the patron saint of England and Georgia. […]

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English Names

Georgeah

Meaning:FarmerOrigin:English Trendy, Chic, Motiviating The Life Lover Georgeah (pronounced jor-JEE-uh) is a variation of the name George, meaning ‘Farmer’. This is such a fresh alternative to the ever popular Georgia, and I really enjoy the long EE sound. Georgeah reminds me of new and spunky names like Arieta, Seraiah and Talleah.

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Greek Names

Georgios

Meaning: Farmer Origin: Greek In-Touch, Strong, Unrivalled The Ox Georgios is the original Greek name that underpins the multitude of names that start with George. Georgios means ‘Farmer’ and derives from root words: ge Earth ergon Work In modern Greek, the shortened form Giorgos is often used. This name has spawned so many related names, […]

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Greek Names

Georgiou

Meaning:FarmerOrigin:Greek Bright, Charming, Sharp The Hunter The Greek name Georgiou (pronounced jor-joh) is a variant of Georgios and means ‘Farmer’. Along with English variations George and Georgia, Georgiou is a strong and grounded name, fit for a confident leader. It could also easily be shortened to Gio which makes it much more modern. Georgiou reminds […]

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Mercer

Meaning: Textile Worker Origin: English Scottish Daring, Gifted, Visionary The Falcon The meaning of the name Mercer is an English and Scottish occupational name used for a textile worker, often who works with more expensive fabrics. Derived from the French word Mercier, or Latin Mercarius or Merx (two very competitive alternative naming options too I […]

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Pepper

Meaning:SpicerOrigin:EnglishGerman Spirited, Vibrant, Zealous The Mustang The meaning of the name Pepper is “Spicer” or “Pepper Berry”. An English and German occupation name for someone who deals in spices. It can also mean, the literal “Pepper berry”, a spice harvested from the Black Pepper Vine (scientifically: Piper Nigrum).  Pepper is an English word derived from the Latin ‘Piper’ […]

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Piper

Meaning: Pepper Pipe Player Origin: English Latin Romanian Scandinavian Darling, Lively, Fervent The Red Herring The meaning of the name Piper is “Pepper” or “Pipe Player”. As described in our post on the name Pepper, Piper is a Latin word used for the Black Pepper Vine, but is also an English/Romanian/Scandinavian surname used for someone who plays […]

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English Names

Sawyer

Meaning: Woodcutter Origin: English Successful, Fastidious, Subtle The Fixer The English occupational name Sawyer means ‘Woodcutter’ and has become very popular as a gender neutral name in recent years. In the dictionary Sawyer literally means ‘one who saws’. Famous bearer’s of the name include, Mark Twain’s charcter Tom Sawyer from the novel of the same […]

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Shepherd

Meaning: Sheep Herder Origin: English Brave, Secure, Ready The Guardian The name Shepherd is an English occupational name which is used to describe someone who farms sheep. The meaning of this name is literally ‘Sheep Herder’. Shepherd has come into more popularity in recent years and is often shortened to Shep (which is uber cool […]

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Spanish Names

Sierra

Meaning:SawOrigin:Spanish Poised, Free Spirited, Approachable The Quail The meaning of the name Sierra is “Saw” as in the tool used in woodwork. This Spanish name can also mean “Mountain range” making it a place name, it precedes many locations that are renowned for their mountainous landscape. Uber chic nickname option Sia makes this name so modern as […]

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English Names

Tucker

Meaning:Cleans and Thickens ClothOrigin:English Appealing, Bold, Fierce The Man The meaning of the name Tucker is “Cleaner and thickener of cloth”. It is an English surname and occupational name for someone who walks wool (to tread on it while wet) to clean and thicken it (or full it) also known as a Fuller.  Another cool […]

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English Names

Walker

Meaning: Cleans and Thickens Cloth Origin: English Engaging, Appealing, Sympathique The Bulldog The meaning of the name Walker is “Cleaner and thickener of cloth”. An English surname and occupational name for someone who walks wool (to tread on it while wet) to clean and thicken it (or full it) – also known as a Fuller. Made […]

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Wynard

Meaning: Vineyard Origin: English Rustic, Hard-Working, Fair The Craftsman Wynard is an English surname which means ‘Vineyard’ or ‘A person who owns/works in a vineyard’. Wynard has some special alternate forms in Winwood, Wingard and Winward, both odd which make great substitutes for names like Edward, Rutherford and Woodrow.

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