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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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Findlay

Meaning: Fair Warrior Origin: Scottish Irish Tall, Responsible, Well Spoken The Head The name Findlay means ‘Fair Warrior’ and is said simply as FIN-lee. It derives from the original name Fionnlagh. It is a wonderful name, it has history and heritage but also fit sin well with new and modern names like Zetlin, Ashton and […]

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Henderson

Meaning: Home Ruler Origin: Scottish English Prompt, Sweet, Wise The Investor The Scottish and English name Henderson is a variation of the original name Heinrich – which bore the ever popular Henry and Harry. They all mean ‘Home Ruler’. Henderson began as a surname to denote someone who was the ‘son of Henry/Hendry‘. Henderson reminds […]

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Hendrick

Meaning: Home Ruler Origin: Dutch Danish Scottish Kind, Capable, Chivalrous The Gentleman The name Hendrick is a variation of Henry, both coming from the original German name Heinrich, meaning ‘Home Ruler’. You could easily shorten this name to Henny or Hendy, or even Harry or Harro – nicknames of Henry. Hendrick blends well with names […]

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Hendry

Meaning: Home Ruler Origin: Scottish Earnest, Accurate, High Performing The Detective The Scottish name Hendry is a variant of Henry, meaning ‘Home Ruler’. Henry comes from the original German name Heinrich. Hendry makes a great alterative choice to the more popular Henry, it also sits alongside name like Jensen, Hasley and Orland nicely.

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Massey

Meaning: Gift of God Origin: English, Scottish Strong, Bold, Resilient The Camel Massey is a name of English and Scottish heritage, it evolved from Maccius (pronounced MAX-ee-us, yeah, how cool is that) which is a Latin name. Villiages and regions in France came to be named Massy or sometimes Mascy, as a result of settlers […]

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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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Revie

Meaning: Brindled Origin: Celtic Authentic, Commended, Rhythmic The Wolfhound The meaning of the Scottish name Revie (pronounced REE-vee) is “Brindled”, having grey hair and dark skin. This is a Gaelic name that originated from the surname ‘Mac gille Riabhaich’ Revie reminds me of names such as Reverie, Boheme and Tully.

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Sheena

Meaning: God is Gracious Gods Gift Origin: Scottish/Irish Hebrew Hindi Alluring, Admired, Contemporary The Squirrel Sheena is most commonly know to be the anglicization of the Scottish Gaelic name Sìne. Sìne is directly related to the English, Jean, a feminine variant of John, meaning ‘God is Gracious’. Sheena is also thought to be a Hindi […]

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Tully

Meaning: Flood Origin: Scottish Irish Assured, Sanguine, Powerful The Waterfall The Gaelic name Tully means ‘Flood’. It derives from the surname Maoltuile, which belonged to a medieval family of medical physicians. Although a name in its own right, it could also be used as a nickname for Tallulah, Natalie, Natalia, Tahlia, or the masculine Tullius. […]

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Wylie

Meaning: Tricky Origin: English Celtic – Irish, Scottish Smart, Friendly, Nonchalant The Comic The name Wylie is a variation of English name Wiley and Celtic name Wylye, they all mean ‘Tricky’ in the way of being sly or devious. Wylie is the name of a lake in South Carolina, and Wylye is the name of […]

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