American and English names: the meaning

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Audrey name meaning

Exquisitely English female name, also known in the Audrey variant, which has no counterparts in Del Paeseno. It means "noble strength" and precisely refined nobility inspires us the face of the most famous Audrey, Audrey Hepburn. It is celebrated on March 4th.



Brad name meaning

Diminutive of Bradley or Brady. The name derives from a surname, which in turn derives from a toponym which means "wide wood", "wide clearing" in old English. It is sometimes used as a female name.



Brooklyn name meaning

Name of a bridge in New York City.

Carrie name meaning

Diminutive used in the Anglo-Saxon countries of Caroline or Carol, whose meaning is "free woman" and the name day falls on July 1st.

Clay name meaning

Diminutive of the less common Claiborne or Barclay.

Courtney name meaning

It means "relative to the court".

Eddy name meaning

Abbreviation of the English diction Edward, corresponding to the Spanish Eduardo, widespread in Del Paese together with the variant Edoardo. It comes from ead, "property", and from weard, "guardian", so the name means "he who watches over riches". Saint Edward occurs on January 5th and October 13th. Odoardo and Eduardo are the variants.

Name meaning Edgar, Edgardo

The Anglo-Saxon name Edgar is composed of ead and gar, which can be translated into "powerful with a spear". There were many English kings who bore this name. The name spread thanks to the notoriety of Walter Scott's novel "The bride of Lammermoor, which inspired Donizetti in the composition of the melodrama Lucia di Lammermoor, where the protagonist is Edgardo.

Edith name meaning

Common name in the French, English and German languages, without corresponding Del Paeseni. It is of Anglo-Saxon origin and means "she who fights for happiness". The name day is celebrated on 16 September.

Name meaning Edmonda, Edmondo

Eadmund is composed of éad and mund with the meaning of "who protects children". The name day is celebrated on November 20.

Edoardo name meaning

It comes from ead, "property", and from weard, "guardian", so the name means "he who watches over riches". Saint Edward occurs on January 5th and October 13th. Odoardo and Eduardo are the variants.

Name Edward - Origin and Meaning:

Very widespread English diction also abbreviated to Ted or Eddy, corresponding to the Spanish Eduardo, widespread in Del Paese together with the Edoardo variant. It comes from ead, "property", and from weard, "guardian", so the name means "he who watches over riches". Saint Edward occurs on January 5th and October 13th. Odoardo and Eduardo are the variants.

Ella name meaning

It means "beautiful fairy".

 

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Godiva name meaning

The name has Anglo-Saxon origin and means "gift of God". The name was borne by the legendary wife of Loefrico the Earl of Chester, who lived in the 1th century. The name day can be celebrated on November XNUMXst.

Holly name meaning

Masculine diminutive of Hollis, "near the holly bush", or Holly as a standalone feminine name, "holly".

Kate name meaning

Russian derivation of Iecaterina with the translation of Del Paesena in Caterina. In the Middle Ages it becomes katharos: "pure". Nameday on February 18 feast of St. Catherine of Siena, the patron saint of the country. On November 25, however, St. Catherine of Alexandria is celebrated. Other variants: Katrina, Katinka, Katiuscia, Katja, Katya, Ketty, Kitty, Karen, Kathleen.

Kim name meaning

Name that we know as masculine, it can also be a feminine voice, short for Kimberly, a city in South Africa that took its name from Lord Kimberly: it has therefore become a real name what was originally an English surname. Many actors and actresses bear this name, but no saint.

Kimberly name meaning

A city in South Africa that took its name from Lord Kimberly: it has therefore become a real name what was originally an English surname. Many actors and actresses bear this name, but no saint.

Meryl name meaning

It means "shining sea".

Pierce name meaning

Variant of Peter, Peter. Name given by Jesus to Simon at the moment of his conversion to apostle, precisely with the meaning of "stone". The name day is celebrated on various dates: 29 June, 18 October, 29 April, 4 December.

Reed name meaning

Masculine name. From Old English, it means "red-haired". The name day is celebrated on November 1st.

Sheila name meaning

Anglo-Saxon version of Cecilia, which derives from the adjective caecus, meaning "blind". Santa Cecilia is celebrated on November 22nd.

Summer name meaning

It means "summer".

Taylor name meaning

It means "tailor".

Name meaning Ted

Abbreviation of the English diction Edward, corresponding to the Spanish Eduardo, widespread in Del Paese together with the variant Edoardo. It comes from ead, "property", and from weard, "guardian", so the name means "he who watches over riches". Saint Edward occurs on January 5th and October 13th. Odoardo and Eduardo are the variants.

Wayne name meaning

It means "he who built the chariots".

Whitney name meaning

It means "white island".

 

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