Previous Names of the Day

VAN LAAR     DutchOct 13th
Derived from Dutch laar (plural laren), which means "open spot in the forest". These areas were used to graze cattle for example.

UNDERHILL     EnglishOct 12th
Means "dweller at the foot of a hill", from Old English under and hyll.

STEIN     German, JewishOct 11th
From Old High German stein meaning "stone". It might indicate the original bearer lived near a prominent stone or worked as a stonecutter. As a Jewish name it is ornamental.

FLOROS     GreekOct 10th
From Greek φλωρος (phloros) meaning "greenfinch", derived from classical Greek χλωρος (chloros) meaning "green".

LENNON     IrishOct 9th
Anglicized form of the Irish name Ó Leannáin, which means "descendant of Leannán". The given name Leannán means "lover". The name was borne by the musician John Lennon (1940-1980).

ACHTERKAMP     DutchOct 8th
From the name of various places in the Netherlands, derived from Low German achter "behind" and kamp "field".

OMDAHL     NorwegianOct 7th
Denoted a person hailing from any one of a number of farms in Norway called either Åmdal or Omdal meaning "elm valley".