Occupational name for a flag carrier, derived from Old French baniere
, ultimately of Germanic origin.
Denoted a person who worked or lived in a barn. The word barn
is derived from Old English bere
"barley" and ærn
Occupational name for a person who operated a cart to transport goods, from Norman French caretier
. A famous bearer is the former American president Jimmy Carter (1924-).
FROST English, German
From Old English and Old High German meaning "frost"
, a nickname for a person who had a cold personality or a white beard.
From a nickname for a person who had grey hair or grey clothes.
Originally given to a person who lived on or near a hill, derived from Old English hyll
Means "son of NEIL"
. This name was borne by the British admiral Horatio Nelson (1758-1805).
PAGE English, French
Occupational name meaning "servant, page"
. It is ultimately derived (via Old French and Italian) from Greek παιδιον (paidion)
meaning "little boy".
Means "keeper of the park"
in Middle English. It is an occupational name for a person who was a gamekeeper at a medieval park.
Topographic name derived from Old English rod
meaning "cleared land"
, or a locational name from any of the locations named with this word.
STARK English, German
From a nickname meaning "strong, rigid"
, from Old English stearc
or Old High German stark