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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English Names Nordic Names

Wingard

Meaning: Wuthering Homestead Origin: Swedish Protector, Saint, Free The Falcon Wingard is a Swedish name meaning ‘Wuthering Homestead’ that comes from root words: Vin Wind Gard Homestead It is also thought to be an English name that means ‘Vineyard’. Wingard has a couple of rock-and-roll variants which include Wynard, Winward and Weingardt. Similar names include […]

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English Names

Wren

Meaning: Songbird Origin: English Inspiring, Spiritual, Mysterious The Crystal The name Wren is such a winner, being English and meaning ‘Songbird’ it could belong to any sex. Wren reminds me of names like Fenna, Robin, Rinn and Brenna.

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Celtic Names English Names

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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English Names

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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